いきikiすいsui Inflection

adjectival noun / noun:

  • chic; smart; stylish; tasteful; refined; sophisticated; worldly (esp. in terms of being familiar with the red light district, geishas and actors) - いき is also written as 意気 Antonym: 野暮
  • considerate; understanding; sympathetic

noun / adjectival noun:

  • essence; the best; the cream すい

どうせdouse日本nippon文化bunkanoikiなどnadoha連中renchuuにはniha絶対zettaiわかるwakaruまいmai The essence of Japanese culture could never be appreciated by them.

Kanji definition:

スイSUIいきiki

chic; style; purity; essence; pith; cream; elite; choice

Strokes:
10
Radical:
米 rice
SKIP:
1-6-4
UTF:
7c8b
JIS208:
31-72
Hangul:
수 [su]
Pinyin:
cuì / suì
Stroke order:
Example words:
純粋じゅんすいjunsui
pure; true; genuine; unmixed
いきiki
chic; smart; stylish; tasteful; refined; sophisticated; worldly (esp. in terms of being familiar with the red light district, geishas and actors); / considerate; understanding; sympathetic; / essence; the best; the cream
抜粋ばっすいbassui
extract; excerpt; selection
国粋こくすいkokusui
national characteristics
生粋きっすいkissui
pure; genuine; trueborn; natural-born

Partial results:

すいじんsuijin

noun:

  • man of the world
いきすじikisuji

noun:

いきづくりikizukuri

noun:

  • stylishness (esp. of a woman working at a nightclub, etc.); sophistication; refinement; class; style
すいがみをくうsuigamiwokuu

expression:

  • too much pleasure ruins a man (esp. in reference to spending too much time with geisha and prostitutes); playing the dandy ruins a man - proverb
すいなさばきsuinasabaki

noun:

  • delicate judgment; delicate judgement
すいなひとsuinahito

noun:

  • man of well-cultivated tastes
いきぶるikiburu Inflection

godan ~る verb / intransitive verb:

  • to be pretentious; to put on airs; to try to appear smart; to act brave; to try to look cool 粋がる
すいきょうsuikyouold Inflection

adjectival noun / noun:

  • whim; vagary; capriciousness; eccentricity
いきがるikigaru Inflection

godan ~る verb / intransitive verb:

  • to be pretentious; to put on airs; to try to appear smart; to act brave; to try to look cool

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