不定

ChineseEdit

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

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

不定

  1. (Advanced Mandarin) uncertain
  2. (mathematics) indefinite, an integral without specified limits

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, romaji fujō)

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

NounEdit

不定 ‎(hiragana ふじょう, romaji 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, romaji 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, romaji 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 word

NounEdit

不定 ‎(bujeong) ‎(hangeul 부정)

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