内気, うちき

  • uchiki

Definition of 内気,うちき

adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'

  • bashfulness
  • shyness
  • reserve
  • timidity

Related Kanji

inside, within, between, among, house, home
spirit, mind, air, atmosphere, mood

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Examples of 内気,うちき in a Sentence

The shy boy murmured his name.
His shyness made public speaking a torment to him.
She is more shy than cold.
I advised the shy young man to declare his love for the beautiful girl.
He is not the shy boy he used to be.
はとても内気な女の子だったからね。
She used to be a very shy girl.
The boy is bashful and doesn't talk much.
Nancy is more shy than reserved.
ああ。はとても内気な女の子だったからね。
Yes. She used to be a very shy girl.
日本には無作法みえる言っていいほどに、内気ながいる。
Some Japanese are shy even to the point of appearing rude.
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