全て

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
すべ(て)
Grade: 3
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Originally the -te conjunctive form of Old Japanese-derived verb 統ぶ (subu); compare modern 統べる (suberu, to gather many things together; to treat many things as a single group).[1][2]

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Adverb[edit]

全て (hiragana すべて, romaji subete)

  1. entirely; all
    • 1947, 海野十三, 断層顔:
      では、 (わたし) (ほう)御尋 (おたず)ねすることは (すべ) (おわ)りましてございます。
      De wa, watashi no hō de o-tazune suru koto wa subete owarimashite gozaimasu.
      My inquiries are hereby entirely concluded.

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Noun[edit]

全て (hiragana すべて, romaji subete)

  1. everything, all
    •  (すべ)はいかがですか。
      Subete wa ikaga desu ka.
      How is everything?
    • 1948, 坂口安吾, ヤミ論語:
      もとより、作家 (さっか) (みずか)らの文章 (ぶんしょう) (すべ)責任 (せきにん) ()うている。
      Motoyori, sakka wa mizukara no bunshō ni subete no sekinin o outeiru.
      Of course, the writer bears all of the responsibility for what he writes.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  • 2002, Yasuo Kitahara, 明鏡国語辞典 (Meikyō Kokugo Jiten), First Edition (in Japanese), Tokyo: Taishūkan Shoten, ISBN 4469021067