適当

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
てき
Grade: 5
とう
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Adjectival nounEdit

適当 ‎(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 適當, -na inflection, hiragana てきとう, romaji tekitō)

  1. suitable; appropriate; fit
    適当 (てきとう)人物 (じんぶつ)
    tekitō na jinbutsu
    just the man (for the job)
  2. random, indiscriminate, as one will

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

適当 ‎(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 適當, hiragana てきとう, romaji tekitō)

  1. suitability; appropriateness; fitness
  2. indiscrimination

ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.
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