確実

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See also: 確實 and 确实

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
かく
Grade: 5
じつ
Grade: 3
on’yomi kan’yōon
Alternative spelling
確實 (kyūjitai)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

(かく)(じつ) (kakujitsu-na (adnominal (かく)(じつ) (kakujitsu na), adverbial (かく)(じつ) (kakujitsu ni), kyūjitai 確實)

  1. certain, reliable
    この(ひと)(したが)えば確実(かくじつ)だ。
    Kono hito ni shitagaeba kakujitsu da.
    He is a reliable fellow.
  2. inevitable, necessary
    (がい)()(だい)(じん)()(にん)確実(かくじつ)だ。
    Gaimu daijin no jinin wa kakujitsu da.
    The resignation of the foreign minister is inevitable.

Usage notes[edit]

Used particularly of sources of information (“trustworthiness”), rather than for physical activities, such as bus services, for which 確か (tashika) is used instead.

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Noun[edit]

(かく)(じつ) (kakujitsu

  1. certainty, reliability
  2. inevitability, necessity
  3. soundness

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN