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思い, 想い, 念い, おもい
1. thought
2. imagination, mind, heart
3. desire, wish, hope, expectation
e.g. A思いのB for 'B who loves A'
4. love, affection
5. feelings, emotion, sentiment, experience
思う, 想う, 念う, 憶う, 懐う, 惟う, おもう
Conjugated: 思い
Godan verb, Transitive, 想う has connotations of heart-felt
1. to think, to consider, to believe, to reckon
2. to think (of doing), to plan (to do)
3. to judge, to assess, to regard
4. to imagine, to suppose, to dream
5. to expect, to look forward to
思い出す, 思いだす, おもい出す, 思出す, おもいだす
Godan verb, Transitive
to recall, to remember, to recollect
思い切って, 思いきって, おもいきって
resolutely, boldly, decisively, daringly
思い, 想い出, 思い, 想いで, 思出, おもいで
memories, recollections, reminiscence
思いつく, 思い付く, おもいつく
Godan verb, Transitive, Intransitive
1. to think of, to hit upon, to come into one's mind, to be struck with an idea
2. to remember, to recall
思いやる, 思い遣る, おもいやる
Godan verb, See 思いやり
to be considerate, to sympathize with, to sympathise with
思い切る, 思いきる, おもいきる
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to give up all thoughts of, to abandon, to despair of
2. to make up one's mind, to take a momentous decision
思いやり, 思い遣り, おもいやり
consideration, thoughtfulness, sympathy, compassion, feeling, kindness, understanding, regard, kindheartedness
思い切り, 思いきり, おもいきり
1. with all one's strength, with all one's heart, to the utmost
2. resolution, decisiveness
思いがけない, 思い掛けない, 思い掛け無い, おもいがけない
unexpected, contrary to expectations, by chance, casual
思い起こす, 思い起す, 思起す, おもいおこす
Godan verb, Transitive
to recall, to remember
思い立つ, 思いたつ, おもいたつ
Godan verb, Transitive
to set one's mind on doing, to get the idea of doing, to make up one's mind
思い浮かべる, おもいうかべる
Ichidan verb
to be reminded of, to call to mind
思いとどまる, 思い止まる, 思い止どまる, おもいとどまる
Godan verb, Transitive
to give up (a plan or idea), to desist from (doing)
思い込む, 思いこむ, おもいこむ
Godan verb, Intransitive
1. to be convinced (that), to be under the impression (that), to feel sure (that), to assume (that)
2. to make up one's mind, to set one's heart on, to be determined (to do), to be bent on
3. to be obsessed (with a thought, idea, etc.), to think about obsessively
思い入れ, 思いいれ, 想い入れ, 思入れ, 想入れ, おもいいれ
Takes suru
1. emotional attachment
2. attitude (expressing emotion), meditative pose (e.g. an actor), posing for effect
思い, もの思い, ものおもい
reverie, meditation, anxiety, thought, pensiveness
思い知らす, おもいしらす
Godan verb, Transitive, See 思い知らせる
to make someone realize (e.g. their mistake), to bring (something) home to someone, to teach someone a lesson
思い, 片想い, かたおもい
unrequited love
思い違い, 思いちがい, おもいちがい
1. misunderstanding, misapprehension, false impression, misconception
Takes suru
2. to be mistaken, to have the wrong idea
思い悩む, おもいなやむ
Godan verb, Transitive
to worry about, to be worried about, to fret about, to not know what to do, to be at a loss (as to what to do)
思い描く, おもいえがく
Godan verb, Transitive
to imagine, to picture, to figure, to see
思い当たる, 思いあたる, 思い当る, おもいあたる
Godan verb, Intransitive
to suddenly understand (esp. on basis of experience or memory), to come to mind, to recall (in a flash), to be reminded of, to call to mind, to think of, to strike on, to hit on an answer, to seize the crux of a problem
思い思い, おもいおもい
Adverb, May take 'no'
just as (each) one likes, as (each) one pleases, as (each) one prefers, (each) in one's own way
思い知る, おもいしる
Godan verb, Transitive
to realize, to realise
思い知らせる, 思いしらせる, おもいしらせる
Ichidan verb, Transitive
to make someone realize (e.g. their mistake), to bring (something) home to someone, to teach someone a lesson
思い出話, おもいでばなし
reminiscent talk
思いっきり, 思いっ切り, おもいっきり
Adverb, See 思い切り・おもいきり・1
1. with all one's strength, with all one's heart, to the utmost
See 思い切り・おもいきり・2
2. resolution, decisiveness
思い, おやおもい
love or affection for one's parents
思い込み, 思いこみ, おもいこみ
wrong impression, subjective impression, assumption, prejudice
思いつき, 思い付き, おもいつき
plan, idea, suggestion
思い直す, 思いなおす, おもいなおす
Godan verb, Transitive
to re-think, to think back upon, to change one's mind
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