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予想

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
そう
Grade: 3
on'yomi

NounEdit

予想 (hiragana よそう, romaji yosō)

  1. expectation; anticipation
     (かれ)予想 (よそう) (どお)りのことをいった。
    kare wa yosōdōri no koto o itta.
    He said a thing that was expected.
  2. a forecast
  3. an estimate

VerbEdit

予想 + する (hiragana よそうする, romaji yosō suru)

  1. expect; anticipate
    明日 (あした)大雨 (おおあめ) ()ることが予想 (よそう)れている。
    ashita wa ōame ga furu koto ga yosō sareteiru.
    Heavy rain is expected tomorrow.
  2. estimate
    ダムの建設 (けんせつ)には10億 (じゅうおく)ドルかかると予想 (よそう)される。
    damu no kensetsu ni wa jūoku doru kakaru to yosō sareru.
    It is estimated that the cost of construction of the dam is up to 1 billion dollars.

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.