正当

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See also: 正當

Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 正當 (“proper; appropriate; legitimate; reasonable; above board; upright; honest; etc.”).
(This term, 正当, is the simplified form of 正當.)
Notes:

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
せい
Grade: 1
とう
Grade: 2
on’yomi

Adjectival noun[edit]

正当 (せいとう) (seitō) (-na inflection, adnominal 正当(せいとう) (seitō na), adverbial 正当(せいとう) (seitō ni))

  1. right, legitimate, allowable

Usage notes[edit]

  • Not to be confused with "正統". "正" means "right in general", "正" means "right in lineage or theory".

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

正当 (せいとう) (seitō)

  1. legality, justness