Words — 7 found

Na-adjective, Noun
1. chic; smart; stylish; tasteful; refined; sophisticatedAntonym: 野暮, いき is also written as 意気
2. familiar with worldly pleasures and subtleties of human nature (esp. sexual relations, geisha districts and red-light districts)
3. considerate; understanding; sympathetic
Noun, Na-adjective
4. essence; the best; the creamOnly applies to すい
Other forms
粋 【すい】
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Na-adjective, Noun
1. whim; vagary; capriciousness; eccentricity
Other forms
酔狂 【すいきょう】酔興 【すいきょう】
酔興: Out-dated kanji.
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1. too much pleasure ruins a man (esp. in reference to spending too much time with geisha and prostitutes); playing the dandy ruins a manProverb
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Expression, Ichidan verb
1. to collect the best; to put together the cream of the crop
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Kanji — 1 found

10 strokes. JLPT N1. Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high.
chic, style, purity, essence, pith, cream, elite, choice
Kun: いき
On: スイ
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Names — 7 found

すい 【粋】
Female given name
1. Sui
すいか 【粋華】
Female given name
1. Suika
すいこ 【粋子】
Female given name, Family or surname
1. Suiko
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