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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

From Middle Chinese 要約 (/ʔjiewH ʔjak/ invalid IPA characters (H), “important bond or agreement”). Compare modern Mandarin 要約要约 (yāoyuē).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

要約 (hiragana ようやく, rōmaji yōyaku)

  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, rōmaji yōyaku)

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

ConjugationEdit