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NA-adjective/adjectival noun (keiyodoshi)
Noun (futsuumeishi)
impertinent, saucy, cheeky, conceit, audacious, brazenimpertinence, insolenceVorlautheit, Frechheit, Naseweisheit

ON: セイ, ショウKUN: -う, な.す, な.る, なま-, なま, き, は.やす, は.える, お.う, う.む, うまれ, う.まれ, うま.れる, う.まれる, い.ける, い.かす
life, genuine, birth

idea, mind, heart, taste, thought, desire, care, liking

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

Example sentences
彼の意見は本当に生意気だった。Parts: (かれ), 意見 (いけん), 本当に (ほんとうに), 生意気 (なまいき)Sa remarque était vraiment hors de propos.
His remark was really out of line.

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