定義

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Chinese[edit]

 
to set; to fix; to determine; to decide; to order
justice; righteousness; meaning
trad. (定義)
simp. (定义)

Etymology[edit]

Wasei kango (和製漢語), from Japanese 定義 (ていぎ) ‎(teigi, definition)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

定義

  1. definition

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

定義

  1. to come up with a definition; to define

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
てい
Grade: 3

Grade: 5
on'yomi
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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

定義 ‎(hiragana ていぎ, romaji teigi)

  1. definition

Verb[edit]

定義する ‎(transitive, hiragana ていぎする, romaji teigi suru)

  1. to define
Conjugation[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
さだ
Grade: 3
よし
Grade: 5
kun'yomi
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Proper noun[edit]

定義 ‎(hiragana さだよし, romaji Sadayoshi)

  1. A male given name

References[edit]

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

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

定義 ‎(jeong-ui) ‎(hangeul 정의)

  1. Hanja form? of 정의, “definition”.

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

定義

  1. Hán tự form of định nghĩa, "definition"