屹度

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
きつ > きっ
Hyōgaiji

Grade: 3
on’yomi

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Gemination of きと (kito).[1] The kanji are ateji (当て字).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

屹度 (hiragana きっと, rōmaji kitto)

  1. surely, certainly
    きっと () ()でも ()こったんだろう。
    Kitto jiko demo okottan darō.
    There must have been an accident.
  2. sternly
     (わたし) (かれ)きっとにらみつけた。
    Watashi wa kare o kitto niramitsuketa.
    I looked him sharply in the face.

Usage notes[edit]

This term is often spelled in hiragana.

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.