ChineseEdit

 
eye; item; section
eye; item; section; list; catalogue; table of contents; order (taxonomy); goal; name; title
 
really and truly; aim; clear
really and truly; aim; clear; (possessive, modifying, or descriptive particle); of
simp. and trad.
(目的)

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NounEdit

目的

  1. objective; goal; target; aim; purpose; intention (Classifier: m)
    達到目的 / 达到目的  ―  dádào mùdì  ―  to achieve a goal
    真實目的 / 真实目的  ―  zhēnshí mùdì  ―  real purpose
    背後目的 / 背后目的  ―  bèihòu de mùdì  ―  purpose behind something
    結婚目的戀愛耍流氓 [MSC, trad.]
    结婚目的恋爱耍流氓 [MSC, simp.]
    Bù yǐ jiéhūn wéi mùdì de liàn'ài dōu shì shuǎliúmáng. [Pinyin]
    All love relationships lacking the intention of progressing to marriage are acts of hooliganism. (common saying)

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
もく
Grade: 1
てき
Grade: 4
on’yomi

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NounEdit

(もく)(てき) (mokuteki

  1. a purpose; a goal; an objective

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KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

目的 (mokjeok) (hangeul 목적)

  1. Hanja form? of 목적 (objective).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

NounEdit

目的

  1. Hán tự form of mục đích (objective).