Japanese Dictionary

Meaning of 衝動(しょうどう) in Japanese

衝動
Kana Reading
しょうどう
Romaji
shōdō
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
    Meaning
    impulse; impetus; urge
    Example sentence
    彼女ある衝動かられた She was borne away by an impulse.

Examples of 衝動, しょうどう in a sentence



Kanji in this word

JLPT 1

15 strokes

collide, brunt, highway, opposition (astronomy), thrust, pierce, stab, prick

On'Yomi: ショウ

Kun'Yomi: つ.く

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JLPT 4

11 strokes

move, motion, change, confusion, shift, shake

On'Yomi: ドウ

Kun'Yomi: うご.く, うご.かす

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