Definition of 一息

ひといきhitoiki

noun / ~の noun:

  • one breath; pause; rest
  • one go (i.e. in a short time)
  • small amount of effort

Example Sentences

彼女kanojoha新鮮なshinsenna空気kuukiwo一息hitoiki吸いsuinihyouhe出たdeta
She went outside to get a breath of fresh air.
もうmou一息hitoiki努力doryokuすればsureba成功seikouするsuruだろうdarou
Make one more effort, and you will succeed.
もうmou一息hitoikiというtoiuところtokoroですdesu
It's getting there.
あとato一息hitoikida
We're almost there.
グレタGURETAkungaビールBIIRUwo一息hitoikini飲み干しnomihoshita
Greta chugged the beer in one gulp.

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