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勢い
Irregular okurigana usage
Readings
いきおい
ikioi
Meanings
Adverb (fukushi)
Noun (futsuumeishi)
force, vigor, vigour, energy, spirit, lifeentrain, force, vigueur, vivacité

influence, authority, power, might
impetus, momentum, course (of events)
Adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi)
naturally, necessarilyKraft, Macht, Energie, Tatkraft, Vitalität, Einfluss, Autorität, Geltung, Prestige, Trend, Lauf der Dinge, Gang der Entwicklung, Strömung, Tendenz, Zug, Impuls, Antrieb, (als Adverb) notwendigerweise, unvermeidlich, zwangsläufig, natürlich, automatisch

Kanji
ON: セイ, ゼイKUN: いきお.い, はずみ
forces, energy, military strength

ON: セイ, ゼイKUN: いきお.い, はずみ
forces, energy, military strength

Example sentences
勢いに流されているんですよ。Parts: 勢い (いきおい), 流す (ながす), のだ (んです)You are carried along with the slide.

あらしの勢いが弱まった。Parts: (あらし), 勢い (いきおい), 弱まる (よわまる)The storm abated.
Die Kraft des Sturmes ließ nach.

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