当然

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Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of 当然 – see 當然.
(This term, 当然, is the simplified form of 當然.)
Notes:

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
とう
Grade: 2
ぜん
Grade: 4
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjectival noun[edit]

当然 ‎(-na inflection, hiragana とうぜん, romaji tōzen)

  1. natural, inevitable
    故障 (こしょう)定期点検 (ていきてんけん) (おこた)った当然 (とうぜん)結果 (けっか)だ。
    Koshō wa teiki tenken o okotatta tōzen no kekka da.
    This breakdown is the inevitable result due to neglects of periodic checks.
  2. natural, reasonable, proper
     (かれ) (おこ)るのも当然 (とうぜん)だ。
    Kare ga okoru no mo tōzen da.
    It is reasonable that he became angry.

Synonyms[edit]

Inflection[edit]

Adverb[edit]

当然 ‎(hiragana とうぜん, romaji tōzen)

  1. naturally, of course, as expected
  2. inevitably

Noun[edit]

当然 ‎(hiragana とうぜん, romaji tōzen)

  1. naturality
  2. propriety
  3. inevitability

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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