確か

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
たし
Grade: 5
kun'yomi

Adjectival noun[edit]

確か (-na inflection, hiragana たしか, romaji tashika)

  1. certain, clear, without a doubt
  2. secure, reliable, able to be trusted completely

Inflection[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

確か (hiragana たしか, romaji tashika)

  1. If I remember correctly, in my memory, probably but not totally sure.
     (たし)、ここに ()たことがある。
    Tashika, koko ni kita koto ga aru.
    I'm pretty sure that I've come here before.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Do not confuse the adverb meaning "if I remember correctly" with the adjectival noun meaning "certain, sure."

References[edit]

  • 2002, Yasuo Kitahara, 明鏡国語辞典 (Meikyō Kokugo Jiten), First Edition (in Japanese), Tokyo: Taishūkan Shoten, ISBN 4469021067