適当

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
てき
Grade: 5
とう
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Adjectival noun[edit]

適当 (-na inflection, hiragana てきとう, romaji tekitō)

  1. suitable; appropriate; fit
    • 適当な人物
      てきとうなじんぶつ
      tekitō na jinbutsu
      just the man (for the job)
  2. random, indiscriminate, as one will

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

適当 (hiragana てきとう, romaji tekitō)

  1. suitability; appropriateness; fitness
  2. indiscrimination

References[edit]

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