理由

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Chinese[edit]

 
to manage; to heed; to put in order; reason; logic; science; inner principle or structure
 
follow; from; it is for...to; reason; cause; because of; due to; by; to; to leave it (to sb)
simp. and trad.
(理由)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

理由

  1. reason; grounds; justification

Synonyms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
ゆう
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

理由 (hiragana りゆう, rōmaji riyū, historical hiragana りいう) (alternative reading hiragana わけ, romaji wake)

  1. a reason
    • 2016 April 23, “じゃくしゃしょうもう [Consume the Meek]”, in エルドラージ覚醒 [Eldrazi Awakening], Wizards of the Coast:
      「それはなぜ () (かい)するのかだと?それがそうするからだ。 () (ゆう) (かた)るなど () (かん) () (きゅう) () ()だ。」
      “Sore wa naze hakaisuru no ka da to? Sore ga sō suru kara da. Riyū o kataru nado jikan to kokyū no muda da.”
      “Why does it destroy? It does, and to talk of reasons wastes time and breath.”
  2. a motive

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

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

理由 (iyu) (hangeul 이유)

  1. Hanja form? of 이유, “reason”.

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Han character[edit]

理由 (lý do (lí do))

References[edit]

  • Thiều Chửu : Hán Việt Tự Điển Hà Nội 1942
  • Trần Văn Chánh: Từ Điển Hán Việt NXB Trẻ, Ho Chi Minh Ville, 1999