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寒気
Readings
さむけ
samuke
かんき
kanki
Meanings
Meaning restricted to さむけ
Noun (futsuumeishi)
chill, the shivers, shivering fitfroid, froidure

usu. かんき
cold, coldness, cold airfrisson (de froid, de fièvre, de peur), sensation de froid (provoquée par la fièvre, l'effroi)Kälte, Kühle, Frost (unter null Grad)

Kanji
ON: カンKUN: さむ.い
cold

ON: キ, ケKUN: いき
spirit, mind, air, atmosphere, mood

Example sentences
彼女は寒気を防ぐために厚いコートを着ていた。Parts: 彼女 (かのじょ), 寒気 (さむけ), 防ぐ (ふせぐ), 為に (ために), 厚い (あつい), コート, 着る (きる)She was wearing a thick coat against the chill.
She was wearing a heavy coat to protect against the chill.
Sie trug einen dicken Mantel gegen die Kälte.

その光景を見て私は背筋に寒気がした。Parts: 其の (その), 光景 (こうけい), 見る (みる), (わたし), 背筋 (せすじ), 寒気 (さむけ)The sight made a chill run down my spine.

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