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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 好意 (koui)

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Kana: こうい
Kanji: 好意
Romaji: koui

Type: noun

Meaning: good will; favor; favour; courtesy

Example sentences:

僕たちがあの人のご好意に一日中甘えさせてもらったことは事実です。
bokutachi ga ano hito no gokoui ni ichinichijuu amaesasete moratta koto wa jijitsu desu.
I cannot deny that we have abused his good nature all day.

私にあたえてくださるご好意は必ずや報いられましょう。
watashi ni ataete kudasaru gokoui wa kanarazuya mukuiraremashou.
The benefit with which you will honor me will be reciprocle.

好意 (koui)

彼女の口調は好意的ではなかった。
kanojo no kuchou wa kouiteki dewa nakatta.
Her tone was not encouraging.

鈴木夫人はわたくしには、お顔ばかりでなくお心のなかまでも、血の気のすくないかたのように思われました。わたくしには好意も反感もおこりませんでした。
suzuki fujin wa watakushi niwa, okao bakari denaku okokoro no naka made mo, chi no ke no sukunai kata no you ni omowaremashita. watakushi niwa koui mo hankan mo okorimasen deshita.
Mrs. Suzuki seemed to me to be colourless in mind as well as in feature. She impressed me neither favourably nor the reverse.

Similar words:

好感 (koukan)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 好意 (hǎoyì)
Korean: 호의 (houi)

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