欠点

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See also: 缺點 and 缺点

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
けつ > けっ
Grade: 4
てん
Grade: 2
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese compound 缺點 (/kʰwet̚ temX/ invalid IPA characters (X), literally deficient, lacking + point, spot).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

欠点 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 缺點, hiragana けってん, rōmaji ketten)

  1. something that detracts from perfection: a fault, a flaw, a defect
  2. a disadvantage, a drawback
  3. a failing grade

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9