See also: 适当 and 適當

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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.