Last modified on 25 May 2015, at 02:18

要約

ChineseEdit

 
important; vital; to want; to be going to; must; demand; ask; request; coerce
 
appointment; agreement; to arrange; to restrict; approximately; weigh
trad. (要約)
simp. (要约)

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

要約

  1. to restrict, to offer, to bid

JapaneseEdit

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

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese 要約 (/ʔjiewH ʔjak/, “important bond or agreement”). Compare modern simplified Mandarin 要约 (yāoyuē).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

要約 (hiragana ようやく, romaji yōyaku)

  1. abridgment (shortened version), summary
  2. a compact or contract, an agreement, a promise

VerbEdit

要約 + する (transitive, hiragana ようやくする, romaji yōyaku suru)

  1. to sum up, to summarize
  2. to enter into compact or contract, to form an agreement, to make a promise

ConjugationEdit