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EtymologyEdit

Kanji in this term
うわ
Grade: S

Grade: 1
Irregular

/ufa ki//uwaki/

Compound of  (うわ) (uwa, over) +  () (ki, spirit). The use of is an example of jukujikun (熟字訓). (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

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Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Irregular reading)

Adjectival nounEdit

浮気 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 浮氣, -na inflection, hiragana うわき, rōmaji uwaki, historical hiragana うはき)

  1. fickle, unfaithful, disloyal
  2. cheerful and showy; capricious

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

浮気 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 浮氣, hiragana うわき, rōmaji uwaki, historical hiragana うはき)

  1. extramarital sex, affair, fooling around
  2. unfaithfulness, infidelity
  3. capriciousness

CompoundsEdit

VerbEdit

浮気する (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 浮氣, intransitive, hiragana うわき, rōmaji uwaki, historical hiragana うはき)

  1. to have an affair
  2. to be unfaithful, to cheat, to adulterate

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9