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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 勢い (ikioi)

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 勢い (ikioi)

Kana: いきおい
Kanji: 勢い
Romaji: ikioi

Type: Noun, Adverb
Meaning: force, vigor, vigour, energy, spirit, life, influence, authority, power, might, impetus, momentum, course (of events), naturally, necessarily
JLPT level: N3

Example sentences:

毎回、これが最後の食事だ、みたいな勢いで食べるね。
maikai, kore ga saigo no shokuji da, mitai na ikioi de taberu ne.
You eat as though each meal were your last.

アキラはポケットに手を突っ込み、勢いよく携帯電話を引き出した。
akira wa poketto ni te o tsukkomi, ikioi yoku keitai denwa o hikidashita.
Akira plunged his hand into his pocket and eagerly snatched the cellphone out.

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 勢い (ikioi)

ナカツは擁壁のすぐ内側の柔らかな地面に、勢いよく着地した。
nakatsu wa youheki no sugu uchigawa no yawaraka na jimen ni, ikioi yoku chakuchi shita.
Nakatsu landed hard on the spongy earth just inside the retaining wall.

近年は、そのどれもが恐ろしい勢いで急増している。
kinnen wa, sono doremo ga osoroshii ikioi de kyuuzou shite iru.
Now, they are all accelerating at terrifying rates.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 势头 (shìtóu)
Korean: 기세 (gise)

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