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重要

ChineseEdit

 
heavy; serious; to double; to repeat; repetition; iteration; again; a layer
 
important; vital; to want; to be going to; must; demand; ask; request; coerce
simp. and trad.
(重要)

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

重要

  1. important

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
じゅう
Grade: 3
よう
Grade: 4
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

/djuːeu//d͡ʑuːeu//d͡ʑuːjoː/

From Middle Chinese compound 重要 (drjowngX ʔjiewH, literally heavy + important).

PronunciationEdit

Adjectival nounEdit

重要 (-na inflection, hiragana じゅうよう, romaji jūyō, historical hiragana ぢゅうえう)

  1. important, significant
    あのテストは重要 (じゅうよう)だ。
    Ano tesuto wa jūyō da.
    That test is important.

InflectionEdit

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NounEdit

重要 (hiragana じゅうよう, romaji jūyō)

  1. importance, consequence, significance

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  • 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this word

NounEdit

重要 (jung-yo) (hangeul 중요)

  1. Hanja form? of 중요, “importance”.