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ChineseEdit

not; no; (negative prefix)
 
to set; to fix; to determine; to decide; to order
simp. and trad.
(不定)

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

不定

  1. uncertain
  2. unstable
  3. (mathematics) indefinite, of an integral without specified limits
  4. (botany) adventitious

AdverbEdit

不定

  1. not being certain; not knowing for sure

JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
じょう
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Adjectival nounEdit

不定 (-na inflection, hiragana ふじょう, rōmaji fujō)

  1. not settled, not fixed
  2. unexpected, surprising
InflectionEdit

NounEdit

不定 (hiragana ふじょう, rōmaji fujō)

  1. not settled, not fixed
  2. being unexpected, surprising

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
てい
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Adjectival nounEdit

不定 (-na inflection, hiragana ふてい, rōmaji futei)

  1. undecided, to be determined, to be decided
  2. (mathematics) indefinite, an integral being without specific limits
InflectionEdit

NounEdit

不定 (hiragana ふてい, rōmaji futei)

  1. being undecided, being yet to be determined, or yet to be decided
  2. (mathematics) indefiniteness, an integral being without specific limits

ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.
  • 1998, 広辞苑 (Kōjien), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Iwanami Shoten, ISBN 4000801112
  • 2002, Yasuo Kitahara, 明鏡国語辞典 (Meikyō Kokugo Jiten), First Edition (in Japanese), Tokyo: Taishūkan Shoten, ISBN 4469021067

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

不定 (bujeong) (hangeul 부정)

  1. Hanja form? of 부정, “indeterminacy; variability”.