活用

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Chinese[edit]

 
to live; alive; living; work; workmanship
to use
simp. and trad.
(活用)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

活用

  1. to flexibly put to use; to apply flexibly; to have multiple uses
  2. to inflect; to conjugate

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
かつ
Grade: 2
よう
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

活用 (hiragana かつよう, romaji katsuyō)

  1. application (the use of a thing)
  2. inflection (of a verb, conjugation; of an adjective or noun, declension)

Verb[edit]

活用 + する (hiragana かつようする, romaji katsuyō suru)

  1. to utilize
  2. (grammar) to inflect, to conjugate

Conjugation[edit]

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References[edit]

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