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[いき()]
iki
noun

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[おき()]
oki

English Meaning(s) for 息

noun
  1. breath; breathing
  2. tone; mood

Definition and Synonyms for 息

Wind breath
Synonyms: 呼吸, , 息吹, 息子
Breath the air that is inhaled and exhaled in respiration
Synonyms: , 息子
Breath the process of taking in and expelling air during breathing
Synonyms: 呼吸, , 息吹, 息子, 気息
External Respiration the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation
Synonyms: 呼吸, 外呼吸, , 息子, 息の緒, 気息
Son a male human offspring
Synonyms: ジュニア, 令息, ご令息, , , お坊っちゃん, 坊や, 坊さん, 坊ちゃん, 坊主, 子息, 小僧, , 息子, 息子さん, , 愚息, 我郎, 男児, 男子, 男の子
Breath a slight movement of the air
Synonyms: 呼吸, , 息子
External Respiration the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation
Synonyms: 呼吸, 外呼吸, , 息子, 息の緒, 気息

Meanings for each kanji in 息

breath; respiration; son; interest (on money) Kanji Details »

Categories 息 is a member of

Breathing Out the act of expelling air from the lungs
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Breeze a slight wind (usually refreshing)
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Body Process an organic process that takes place in the body
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Air a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing
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Male Offspring a child who is male
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 息

Sample Sentences for 息

When I take a deep breath, a pain runs down the right side of my back.
I'm out of breath after running up the stairs.
He breathed his last breath.
I was unable to breathe because of the smoke.
He breathed his last.

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