Japanese Word Entry

息衝く
Kana:いきづく
Romaji:ikiduku
Definitions:
  1. to breathe (heavily), to pant, to gasp, to sigh

  2. to live

Alternative form: 息づく

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Chinese characters used in this word

breath, respiration, son, interest (on money), rest, put stop to, end, cease
Readings
Mandarin: ㄒㄧ (xī), ㄒㄧˊ (xí)
Cantonese: sik1
Japanese: ソク (soku) / いき (iki)、 やすむ (yasumu)、 やめる (yameru)
Korean: 식 (sig)
Vietnamese: tức

collide, brunt, highway, opposition (astronomy), thrust, pierce, stab, prick, rush against, charge ahead
Readings
Mandarin: ㄔㄨㄥ (chōng), ㄔㄨㄥˋ (chòng), ㄔㄨㄥˇ (chǒng)
Cantonese: cung1, cung3
Japanese: ショウ (shou) / つ.く (tsuku)
Korean: 충 (chung)
Vietnamese: xung
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