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NA-adjective/adjectival noun (keiyodoshi)
Noun (futsuumeishi)
See also: 気障り
Usually written using kana alone
affected, smug, pompous, conceited, snobby, pretentiousaffectation (suffisance)Affektiertheit, Geziertheit, etw. Unangenehmes, Arroganz, Prunkhaftigkeit, Auffälligkeit

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

ON: ショウKUN: さわ.る
hinder, hurt, harm

Example sentences
彼らは彼のきざな話し方を笑った。Parts: 彼ら (かれら), (かれ), 気障 (きざ), 話し方 (はなしかた), 笑う (わらう)They laughed at the affectations in his speech.
Sie lachten über seine geschraubte Sprechweise.

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