Chinese edit

matter; thing; item
matter; thing; item; work; affair
follow; from; it is
follow; from; it is; reason; cause; because of; due to; by; to; to leave it (to sb)
simp. and trad.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit


  1. course of events; particulars of a matter; whys and wherefores of a matter
  2. main content (of an official document)
  3. excuse; pretext
  4. (colloquial) occupation; profession; career; vocation

Synonyms edit

  • (course of events):
  • (main content):
  • (excuse):
  • (occupation):

Japanese edit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
Grade: 3

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

()(ゆう) (jiyūじいう (ziiu)?

  1. cause, reason

References edit

  1. ^ Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 [Daijirin] (in Japanese), Third edition, Tokyo: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute, editor (1998), NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 [NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary] (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK Publishing, →ISBN