定め

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 3

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Etymology[edit]

 (れん) (よう) (けい) (ren'yōkei, stem or continuative form) of the verb  (さだ)める (sadameru).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

定め (hiragana さだめ, rōmaji sadame)

  1. law; regulations; customs; that which has been decided and is widely held
  2. destiny; fate; predestination; the future which has already been decided
  3. decision; judgment

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1974, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Second Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō
  2. ^ Hirayama, Tetsuo (1960) 全国アクセント辞典 (Nationwide Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: 東京堂,.