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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 気 (ki)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 気 (ki)

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MEANING:

spirit, mind, air, atmosphere, mood

HOW TO READ:

On: ki, ke
Kun: iki

COMPOUNDS:

元気 (genki): healthy, robust
気分 (kibun): feeling, mood
平気 (heiki): coolness, calmness
気候 (kikou): climate
病気 (byouki): illness, disease
人気 (ninki): popularity
気持 (kimochi): feeling, sensation
景気 (keiki): condition, state
空気 (kuuki): air, atmosphere
正気 (shouki): sanity, consciousness
気圧 (kiatsu): atmospheric pressure
人気 (hitoke): sign of life
気象 (kishou): weather, climate
気配 (kehai): indication, sign
気絶 (kizetsu): faint, swoon
短気 (tanki): quick temper
浮気 (uwaki): affair, infidelity
狂気 (kyouki): madness, insanity
眠気 (nemuke): sleepiness, drowsiness
気楽 (kiraku): carefree, comfortable
気合 (kiai): scream, yell
勇気 (yuuki): courage, bravery
気質 (kishitsu): spirit, character
気味 (kimi): sensation, feeling
強気 (tsuyoki): confident, firm
気軽 (kigaru): carefree, bouyant
蒸気 (jouki): steam, vapour
気品 (kihin)): elegance
気球 (kikyuu): balloon
悪気 (warugi): ill will, malice
気温 (kion): atmospheric temperature
雰囲気 (fun’iki): atmosphere, mood
心意気 (kokoroiki): spirit
気遣い (kizukai): concern, worry
磁気 (jiki): magnetism
気違い (kichigai): madness
活気 (kakki): energy, liveliness
寒気 (kanki): cold, coldness
電気 (denki): electricity
天気 (tenki): weather
本気 (honki): seriousness


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

きみの心意気にはいつも感服するよ。
kimi no kokoroiki niwa itsumo kanpuku suru yo.
I have always admired your spirit.

猛烈な眠気がさしてきた。
mouretsu na nemuke ga sashite kita.
A great drowsiness came upon me.

別に浮気してるわけじゃない。
betsu ni uwaki shiteru wake janai.
It’s not like I’m having an affair or anything.

あたりには死の気配がたちこめている。
atari ni wa shi no kehai ga tachikomete iru.
There is death in the air.

彼女は気絶するかのように見える。
kanojo wa kizetsu suru ka no you ni mieru.
She looks as though she might faint.

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