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健気
Readings
けなげ
kenage
Meanings
NA-adjective/adjectival noun (keiyodoshi)
Noun (futsuumeishi)
brave, gallant, courage, manly, heroic, praiseworthy, industrious, pure, lovablebrave, courageuxму́жественный, отва́жный, похва́льный, усе́рдный, стара́тельныйbrav, tüchtig, tapfer, mutig, männlich, mannhaft, heldenhaft

Kanji
ON: ケンKUN: すこ.やか
healthy, health, strength, persistence

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

Example sentences
彼が直向きに生きるその姿は実に健気です。Parts: (かれ), 直向き (ひたむき), 生きる (いきる), 其の (その), 姿 (すがた), 実に (まことに), 健気 (けなげ)The single-minded way he gets on with his life is truly admirable.

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