Last modified on 25 April 2014, at 02:42

陽気

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
よう
Grade: 3

Grade: 1
on'yomi

Adjectival nounEdit

陽気 (-na inflection, hiragana ようき, romaji yōki)

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

InflectionEdit

AntonymsEdit

  • 陰気 (いんき, inki, melancholy)

NounEdit

陽気 (hiragana ようき, romaji yōki)

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

ReferencesEdit

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