Words — 1 found

Ichidan verb, intransitive verb
1. to be clear (of a sight, sound, colour, etc.); to be bright; to be vivid; to be crisp
2. to be clear-headed; to be alert; to be on the ball; to be wide awake
3. to look upbeat; to be perky; to be cheerfuloften as 冴えない
4. to master (a skill); to excel at; to cleanly execute
5. to be satisfyingSee also 冴えない, often as 冴えない
6. to become frigid; to become intensely coldoriginal meaning; now somewhat old-fashioned
Other forms
冱える 【さえる】
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Kanji — 1 found

7 strokes. JLPT N1. Jinmeiyō kanji.
be clear, serene, cold, skilful
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Sentences — 3 found

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    • きのう昨日
    • ゆっくり
    • やす休んだ
    • ぶん
    • きょう今日
    • あたま
    • さえ冴えている
    I feel smart today, to a degree that is in proportion to the amount of good rest I had yesterday. Tatoeba
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Names — 1 found

さえる 【冴】
Female given name
1. Saeru