定め

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 3

Etymology[edit]

From 定める.

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,.