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How to say Spirit In Japanese?

KanjiHiragana
精神せいしん
Pronunciation: seishin
How to Say It Outloud: seishin
Usage: Used to refer to the mind, soul, or spirit in a psychological or philosophical context.
Example Sentence Japanese:彼の精神は強い。
Example Sentence English:His spirit is strong.
KanjiHiragana
霊れい
Pronunciation: rei
How to Say It Outloud: rei
Usage: Refers to a ghost or spirit, often in a religious or supernatural context.
Example Sentence Japanese:この場所には霊が出ると言われている。
Example Sentence English:It is said that spirits appear in this place.
KanjiHiragana
気き
Pronunciation: ki
How to Say It Outloud: ki
Usage: Used in terms like 'energy,' 'mood,' or 'vital spirit,' and is often part of compound words.
Example Sentence Japanese:彼女は気が強い。
Example Sentence English:She has a strong spirit.

Dictionary

気きCommon wordjlpt-n4
Noun
  • spirit; mind; heart
Noun
  • nature; disposition
Noun
  • intention; mind; will; motivation
Noun
  • mood; feelings
Noun
  • consciousness
Noun
  • care; attention; consideration; worry
Noun
  • interest
Noun
  • (the) air; atmosphere
Noun
  • ambience; atmosphere (of); air (of); mood
Noun
  • fragrance; aroma; flavour; taste
Noun
  • qi (in traditional Chinese philosophy and medicine); chi; ki
Wikipedia definition
  • Qi
精神せいしんCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • mind; spirit; soul; heart; ethos
Noun
  • attitude; mentality; will; intention
Noun
  • spirit (of a matter); essence; fundamental significance
Wikipedia definition
  • Spirit
心こころCommon wordjlpt-n4
Noun
  • mind; heart; spirit
Noun
  • the meaning of a phrase (riddle, etc.)
Wikipedia definition
  • Mind
意地いじCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • stubbornness; obstinacy; willpower; pride
Noun
  • disposition; nature
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • appetite; desire; greed
意気いきCommon word
Noun
  • spirit; heart; disposition
気迫きはくCommon word
Noun
  • spirit; soul; drive; vigor; vigour
神かみCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • god; deity; divinity; spirit; kami
Noun, used as a prefix
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
  • incredible; fantastic; amazing
Noun
  • Emperor (of Japan)
Noun
  • thunder
Wikipedia definition
  • God
覇気はき
Noun
  • spirit; drive; vigour; vigor
Noun
  • ambition; aspiration
エスプリエスプリCommon word
Noun
  • spirit
Noun
  • esprit; wit
Wikipedia definition
  • Esprit
霊魂れいこん
Noun
  • soul; spirit
Wikipedia definition
  • Soul
気質きしつCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
Noun, used as a suffix
  • disposition; temperament; nature; mentality; spirit; character; trait; turn of mind
Wikipedia definition
  • Temperament
活気かっきCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • energy; vigour; vigor; liveliness; spirit; life; animation
魂たましいCommon word
Noun
  • soul; spirit
勢いいきおいCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • force; vigor; vigour; energy; spirit; life
Noun
  • influence; authority; power; might
Noun
  • impetus; momentum; course (of events)
Adverb (fukushi)
  • naturally; necessarily
霊れいCommon word
Noun
  • soul; spirit; departed soul; ghost
気合きあいCommon word
Noun
  • (fighting) spirit; motivation; effort
Noun
  • shout (for getting in the right mood to deal with something, etc.); cheer; yell
Noun
  • kiai; short shout when performing an attacking move
精魂せいこん
Noun
  • soul; spirit
気骨きこつ
Noun
  • (moral) backbone; spirit; soul; grit
魂魄こんぱく
Noun
  • soul; spirit; ghost
Wikipedia definition
  • Hun and po
精せいCommon word
Noun
  • spirit; sprite; nymph
Noun
  • energy; vigor (vigour); strength
Noun
  • fine details
Noun
  • semen

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