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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
さと
Jinmeiyō

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Japanese. Cognate with verbs 諭す (satosu, admonish, correct; enlighten) and 悟る, 覚る (satoru, become enlightened; perceive, realize).[1][2]

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

聡い (-i inflection, hiragana さとい, rōmaji satoi)

  1. clever, keen, quick on the uptake
    • 970-999, Utsubo Monogatari (Toshikage)
      御子腹に、ヲのこ一人持たり。その子、心のさときことかぎりなし。

InflectionEdit

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