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健気, けなげ

  • kenage

Definition

adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • brave
  • gallant
  • courage
  • manly
  • heroic
  • praiseworthy
  • industrious
  • pure
  • lovable

Examples of 健気,けなげ in a Sentence

直向き生きるその姿実に健気です
The single-minded way he gets on with his life is truly admirable.
Since my brother died suddenly two years ago, my sister-in-law has valiantly kept going the small jewellery store he left her.

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