ChineseEdit

adjective-forming suffix in Japanese
trad. (積極的) 積極
simp. (积极的) 积极

EtymologyEdit

From Japanese  (せっ) (きょく) (てき) (sekkyokuteki).

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

積極的

  1. (Taiwanese Hokkien, dated) active (in contrast to passive)

Usage notesEdit

In this word borrowed from Japanese, is a suffix, not a particle; it can be used before the native Min Nan particle (ê) (see citations).


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
せき > せっ
Grade: 4
きょく
Grade: 4
てき
Grade: 4
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

Compound of 積極 (sekkyoku, positive procession towards an objective; the positive pole) +‎ (teki, adjective-forming suffix).[1][2][3]

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

積極的 (せっきょくてき) (sekkyokuteki) (-na inflection, adnominal 積極的(せっきょくてき) (sekkyokuteki na), adverbial 積極的(せっきょくてき) (sekkyokuteki ni), historical hiragana せききよくてき)

  1. proactive, positive, active, constructive

InflectionEdit

AntonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN