Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level

健気

Kana Reading
けなげ
Romaji
kenage
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    brave; gallant; courage; manly; heroic; praiseworthy; industrious; pure; lovable
    Example sentence
    急逝したのは2義姉一人の遺した小さな宝飾健気に守ってきた Since my brother died suddenly two years ago, my sister-in-law has valiantly kept going the small jewellery store he left her.

Examples of 健気, けなげ in a sentence


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