積極的

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Chinese[edit]

adjective-forming suffix in Japanese
trad. (積極的) 積極
simp. (积极的) 积极

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese  (せっ) (きょく) (てき) (sekkyokuteki).

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

積極的

  1. (Taiwanese Min Nan, dated) active (in contrast to passive)

Usage notes[edit]

In this word borrowed from Japanese, is a suffix, not a particle; it can be used before the native Min Nan particle (ê) (see citations).


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
せき > せっ
Grade: 4
きょく
Grade: 4
てき
Grade: 4
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of 積極 (sekkyoku, positive procession towards an objective; the positive pole) +‎ (teki, adjective-forming suffix).[1][2][3]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

積極的 (-na inflection, hiragana せっきょくてき, rōmaji sekkyokuteki, historical hiragana せききよくてき)

  1. proactive, positive, active, constructive

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  3. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, ISBN 4-09-501211-0