当然

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Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Adverb[edit]

当然

  1. of course; surely

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
とう
Grade: 2
ぜん
Grade: 4
on'yomi

Adjectival noun[edit]

当然 (-na inflection, hiragana とうぜん, romaji tōzen)

  1. natural, inevitable
    (example): 故障は定期点検を怠った当然の結果だ。
    (en: This breakdown is the inevitable result due to neglects of periodic checks.)
  2. natural, reasonable, proper
    (example): 彼が怒るのも当然だ。
    (en: It is reasonable that he became angry.)

Synonyms[edit]

Inflection[edit]

Adverb[edit]

当然 (hiragana とうぜん, romaji tōzen)

  1. naturally, of course, as expected
  2. inevitably

Noun[edit]

当然 (hiragana とうぜん, romaji tōzen)

  1. naturality
  2. propriety
  3. inevitability