What is Youki?

Cheerful Mother

The Japanese  word youki, pronounced "yoh-ki", is a season, or weather. It has an alternative meaning, which is liveliness or cheerfulness, depending upon the context of the sentence in which it appears.

Japanese Characters

陽気 (ようき)


Watashi no haha wa itsumo youki da.

Translation: My mother is always cheerful.

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