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How to say Depression In Japanese?

KanjiHiragana
鬱う぀
Pronunciation: utsu
How to Say It Outloud: oo-tsu
Usage: 鬱 is often used in medical contexts to specifically refer to depression.
Example Sentence Japanese:彼はう぀病で苦しんでいます。
Example Sentence English:He is suffering from depression.
KanjiHiragana
ζŠ‘γ†γ€γ‚ˆγγ†γ€
Pronunciation: yokuutsu
How to Say It Outloud: yo-koo-tsu
Usage: ζŠ‘γ†γ€ηŠΆζ…‹ means depressive state and is often used in both everyday and medical contexts.
Example Sentence Japanese:ε½Όε₯³γ―ζŠ‘γ†γ€ηŠΆζ…‹γ«γ‚γ‚‹γ€‚
Example Sentence English:She is in a depressive state.
Hiragana
う぀
Pronunciation: utsu
How to Say It Outloud: oo-tsu
Usage: う぀ is a more casual way to refer to depression in conversation.
Example Sentence Japanese:ζœ€θΏ‘γ€γ†γ€ζ°—ε‘³γ§γ™γ€‚
Example Sentence English:Lately, I feel somewhat depressed.
Katakana
ウツ
Pronunciation: utsu
How to Say It Outloud: oo-tsu
Usage: ウツ is the katakana representation and can be used for emphasis or in medical articles.
Example Sentence Japanese:γ‚¦γƒ„γ―ζ·±εˆ»γͺε•ι‘Œγ§γ™γ€‚
Example Sentence English:Depression is a serious problem.

Dictionary

不況ちきょうCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • depression; recession; slump
憂鬱ゆうう぀Common wordjlpt-n1
Noun
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
  • depression; melancholy; dejection; gloom; despondency
不景気ちけいきCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
  • economic slump; hard times; depression; recession
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
Noun
  • poor (business); dull; slack; inactive
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
Noun
  • gloomy; cheerless; dismal
ζΆˆζ²ˆγ—γ‚‡γ†γ‘γ‚“
Noun
Suru verb
Intransitive verb
  • depression; low spirits; dejection
鬱う぀Common word
Noun
  • depression; low spirits
'taru' adjective
Adverb taking the 'to' particle
  • luxuriant (of vegetation)
う぀病う぀びょうCommon word
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • depression
Wikipedia definition
  • Major depressive disorder
δ½Žζ°—εœ§γ¦γ„γγ‚γ€Common word
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
Noun
  • low (atmospheric) pressure; low-pressure system; depression; cyclone
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
Noun
  • bad temper; foul mood; tense situation
Wikipedia definition
  • Low-pressure area
降下こうか
Noun
Suru verb
Intransitive verb
  • descent; fall; drop; (atmospheric) depression
Noun
Suru verb
Intransitive verb
  • passing down (of an order, decree, etc.)
δ½Žεœ°γ¦γ„γ‘
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • depression; lowlands; low ground; bottom land; plain
Wikipedia definition
  • Lowland
壷぀ぼCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • pot; jar; vase
Noun
  • dice cup
Noun
  • depression; basin (e.g. of a waterfall)
Noun
  • aim; what one wants; the mark
Noun
  • key point (of a conversation, etc.); essence
Noun
  • acupuncture point; moxibustion point; pressure point
Noun
  • position on the fingerboard (of a shamisen, koto, etc.)
Noun
  • target (when aiming an arrow)
Wikipedia definition
  • Hu (vessel)
ζŠ‘ι¬±η—‡γ‚ˆγγ†γ€γ—γ‚‡γ†
Noun
  • depression
鬱硐うっけ぀
Noun
Suru verb
  • depression; oppression
気鬱症きう぀しょう
Noun
  • depression; melancholy
ι™₯沑かんぼ぀Common word
Noun
Suru verb
Intransitive verb
  • cave-in; collapse; sinking; depression (e.g. of the skull); subsidence
俯角ちかく
Noun
  • depression; angle of dip
引っ込みひっこみ
Noun
  • retreat; retirement; depression (hole)
δΈζŒ―γ΅γ—γ‚“Common wordjlpt-n1
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
  • dullness; slump; stagnation; inactivity; depression
凹みくぼみCommon word
Noun
  • hollow; cavity; dent; depression
δ½ŽθΏ·γ¦γ„γ‚γ„Common word
Noun
Suru verb
Intransitive verb
  • hanging low (of clouds)
Noun
Suru verb
Intransitive verb
  • remaining low (of sales, stock prices, etc.); remaining sluggish (of the economy, market, etc.); hovering (around a low level); floundering; slump; depression
デプレッションデプレッション
Noun
  • depression

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