理由

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Chinese[edit]

 
to manage; to heed; to put in order
to manage; to heed; to put in order; reason; logic; science; inner principle or structure
 
follow; from; it is for...to
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

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
ゆう
Grade: 3
on’yomi
Kanji in this term
わけ
Grade: 2 Grade: 3
Irregular

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

理由(りゆう) or 理由(わけ) (riyū or wake (historical kana りいう)

  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

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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

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 term

Noun[edit]

理由

  1. Hán tự form of lí do/lý do (reason; cause; excuse; justification).