約束

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
やく
Grade: 4
そく
Grade: 4
on'yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

約束 (hiragana やくそく, romaji yakusoku)

  1. a promise
  2. an appointment or social engagement (the meeting itself)
  3. a convention; something that is conventional
  4. something that is preordained

VerbEdit

約束 + する (hiragana やくそくする, romaji yakusoku suru)

  1. to promise, make a promise
  2. make an appointment or engagement
  3. be predestined, wait

ConjugationEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this word

NounEdit

約束 (yaksok) (hangeul 약속)

  1. Hanja form? of 약속, “promise”.

MandarinEdit

simpl. 约束
trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin yuēshù
Zhuyin ㄩㄝ ㄕㄨˋ
IPA (key) /ɥ̯œ⁵⁵ ʂu⁵¹/
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VerbEdit

約束 (traditional, Pinyin yuēshù, simplified 约束)

  1. (Advanced Mandarin) to restrict; to restrain
  2. (literary) to agree upon; to appoint; to settle on

SynonymsEdit

Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 09:41