確実

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
かく
Grade: 5
じつ
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Adjectival noun[edit]

確実 (-na inflection, hiragana かくじつ, romaji kakujitsu)

  1. certain, reliable
    この人に順えば確実だ。
    kono hito ni shitagaeba kakujitsu da.
    He is a reliable fellow.
  2. certain, inevitable, necessary
    外務大臣の辞任は確実だ。
    gaimu daijin no jinin ha kakujitsu da.
    The resignation of the foreign minister is inevitable.

Usage notes[edit]

Used particularly of sources of information (“trustworthiness”), rather than for physical activities, such as bus services, for which 確か is used instead.

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Noun[edit]

確実 (hiragana かくじつ, romaji kakujitsu)

  1. certainty, reliability
  2. certainty, inevitability, necessity
  3. soundness

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