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)

Example

Watashi no haha wa itsumo youki da.
私の母はいつも陽気だ。

Translation: My mother is always cheerful.