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気性
Readings
きしょう
kishou
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
May take the particle 'no'
also written as 気象
disposition, temperamenttempéramentCharakter, Natur, Naturell, Temperament

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

ON: セイ, ショウKUN: さが
sex, gender, nature

Example sentences
彼の気性は手に負えない。Parts: (かれ), 気性 (きしょう), 手に負えない (てにおえない)Il a un caractère incontrôlable.
He has an uncontrollable temper.

彼女はその気性を祖父から受け継いでいる。Parts: 彼女 (かのじょ), 其の (その), 気性 (きしょう), 祖父 (そふ), から, 受け継ぐ (うけつぐ)She derives her temper from her grandfather.

彼女はあの激しい気性を抑えたほうがいい。Parts: 彼女 (かのじょ), 彼の (あの), 激しい (はげしい), 気性 (きしょう), 押さえる (おさえる), 方がいい (ほうがいい)She'd better tame that violent temper.

彼は進取の気性を持つ男だ。Parts: (かれ), 進取 (しんしゅ), 気性 (きしょう), 持つ (もつ), (おとこ)He is a man with enterprise.

人の気性はさまざま。Parts: (ひと), 気性 (きしょう), 様々 (さまざま)Every man has his humor.

あなたのおばあさんは気性のさっぱりしたいい方ですね。Parts: 貴方 (あなた), お祖母さん (おばあさん), 気性 (きしょう), さっぱり, 良い (よい), (かた)Your grandmother is a charming lady.

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