Learn the Japanese Word Heiki

The Japanese word heiki, pronounced "hey-kee", means calmness or coolness. Depending on the context, it can also be translated to mean a lack of concern or indifference.

Japanese Characters

平気 (へいき)

Example

Hito ga nan to iou to watashi wa heiki da.
人が何と言おうと私は平気だ。

Translation: I couldn't care less what people say.

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