約束

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
やく
Grade: 4
そく
Grade: 4
on'yomi

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Noun[edit]

約束 (hiragana やくそく, romaji yakusoku)

  1. a promise
  2. an appointment or social engagement (the meeting itself)
  3. a convention; something that is conventional
  4. something that is preordained

Verb[edit]

約束 + する (hiragana やくそくする, romaji yakusoku suru)

  1. to promise, make a promise
  2. make an appointment or engagement
  3. be predestined, wait

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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.

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

約束 (yaksok) (hangeul 약속)

  1. Hanja form? of 약속, “promise”.

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 约束
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin yuēshù
Zhuyin ㄩㄝ ㄕㄨˋ
IPA (key) /ɥ̯œ⁵⁵ ʂu⁵¹/
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Verb[edit]

約束 (traditional, Pinyin yuēshù, simplified 约束)

  1. (Advanced Mandarin) to restrict; to restrain
  2. (literary) to agree upon; to appoint; to settle on

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