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See also: 要约

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ChineseEdit

 
important; vital; to want; to be going to; must; demand; ask; request; coerce
 
appointment; agreement; to arrange; to restrict; approximately; weigh
trad. (要約)
simp. (要约)

Pronunciation 1Edit


VerbEdit

要約

  1. (literary) to restrict; to limit
  2. (literary) to agree to a contract
  3. (law) to offer; to bid

Pronunciation 2Edit


AdjectiveEdit

要約

  1. (literary) succinct; concise; brief

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
よう
Grade: 4
やく
Grade: 4
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

/jeujaku//joːjaku/

From Middle Chinese 要約 (MC ʔiᴇu|ʔiᴇuH ʔiᴇuH|ʔɨɐk̚, “important bond or agreement”). Compare modern Mandarin reading yāoyuē.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

要約 (hiragana ようやく, rōmaji yōyaku, historical hiragana えうやく)

  1. abridgment (shortened version), summary
  2. a compact or contract, an agreement, a promise

VerbEdit

要約する (transitive, hiragana ようやくする, rōmaji yōyaku suru, historical hiragana えうやくする)

  1. to sum up, to summarize
  2. to enter into compact or contract, to form an agreement, to make a promise

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN