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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

AdjectiveEdit

適当 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 適當, -na inflection, hiragana てきとう, rōmaji 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
    適当 (てきとう) () (にゅう)
    tekitō ni kinyū
    to put in whatever

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

適当 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 適當, hiragana てきとう, rōmaji 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.