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ChineseEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 當然 (“of course; surely; natural”).
(This term, 当然, is the simplified form of 當然.)
Notes:

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
とう
Grade: 2
ぜん
Grade: 4
on’yomi

PronunciationEdit

Adjectival nounEdit

当然 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 當然, -na inflection, hiragana とうぜん, rōmaji tōzen)

  1. natural, inevitable
     () (しょう) (てい) () (てん) (けん) (おこた)った (とう) (ぜん) (けっ) ()だ。
    Koshō wa teiki tenken o okotatta tōzen no kekka da.
    This breakdown is the inevitable result due to neglects of periodic checks.
  2. natural, reasonable, proper
     (かれ) (おこ)るのも (とう) (ぜん)だ。
    Kare ga okoru no mo tōzen da.
    It is reasonable that he became angry.

SynonymsEdit

InflectionEdit

AdverbEdit

当然 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 當然, hiragana とうぜん, rōmaji tōzen)

  1. naturally, of course, as expected
  2. inevitably

NounEdit

当然 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 當然, hiragana とうぜん, rōmaji tōzen)

  1. naturality
  2. propriety
  3. inevitability

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN