See also: 意氣

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3

Grade: 1
kan’on

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese compound 意氣 (MC ʔɨH kʰɨiH).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

 () () (iki) (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 意氣)

  1. spirits, especially high spirits
    その () ()だ。
    Sono iki da.
    That's the spirit!
  2. disposition, willpower
    Synonyms: 気概 (kigai), 心ばえ (kokorobae)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.