陽気

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See also: 陽氣 and 阳气

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
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Grade: 3

Grade: 1
on’yomi

Adjectival noun[edit]

陽気 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 陽氣, -na inflection, hiragana ようき, rōmaji yōki)

  1. cheerful, lively, merry
    その (かい)ではみんなが (よう) ()だった。
    Sono kai de wa minna ga yōki datta.
    Everyone was cheerful at the party.
    水夫 (すいふ) (よう) () (うた) (うた)った。
    Suifu wa yōki na uta o utatta.
    The sailors sang merry songs.

Inflection[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

陽気 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 陽氣, hiragana ようき, rōmaji yōki)

  1. the weather
    こんな (あたた)かい (よう) ()二月 (にがつ)にしては () (じょう)だ。
    Konna atatakai yōki wa ni gatsu ni shite wa ijō da.
    This warm weather is abnormal for February.
  2. cheerfulness, hilarity

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.