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勢い, 勢, いきおい

  • ikioi
JLPT LEVEL 3

Definition

adverb (fukushi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • force
  • vigor
  • vigour
  • energy
  • spirit
  • life

Definition

  • influence
  • authority
  • power
  • might

Definition

  • impetus
  • momentum
  • course (of events)

Definition

adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi)

  • naturally
  • necessarily

Examples of 勢い,勢,いきおい in a Sentence

You are carried along with the slide.
あらし勢い弱まった
The storm abated.
すごい勢い飛ばしてるよ。
He is going like the devil.
すごい勢い駆けていったよ。
He was flying down the road.
台風勢い増した
The typhoon gathered strength.
勢い弱まってきたね。
It's abating.
The force of the current carried the bridge away.
ものすごい勢い駆けていった
He was flying down the road.
Having idled jobless for a while I wavered. I'd rushed into handing in my notice but maybe I should have endured it and kept going...
台風勢いおとろえた
The typhoon has lost its power.

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