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English Meaning(s) for 息

  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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Sample Sentences for 息

I blew on my hands to warm them.
This is our chance to answer that call. This is our moment. This is our time, to put our people back to work and open doors of opportunity for our kids; to restore prosperity and promote the cause of peace; to reclaim the American dream and reaffirm that fundamental truth, that out of many, we are one; that while we breathe, we hope. And where we are met with cynicism and doubt and those who tell us that we can't, we will respond with that timeless creed that sums up the spirit of a people: Yes,
He was watching the scene with breathless interest.
He took a deep breath and tried to put his uneasiness to rest.
He ran so fast that he was out of breath.

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