約束

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See also: 约束

Chinese[edit]

 
appointment; agreement; to arrange; to restrict; approximately; weigh
 
bunch; (a measure word); to bind; to control
trad. (約束)
simp. (约束)

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

約束

  1. to restrict; to restrain
  2. (literary) to agree upon; to appoint; to settle on

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

約束

  1. restriction; constraint

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
やく
Grade: 4
そく
Grade: 4
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

約束 (hiragana やくそく, rōmaji yakusoku)

  1. a promise
  2. an appointment or social engagement (the meeting itself)
  3. a convention; something that is conventional
  4. something that is preordained

Verb[edit]

約束する (hiragana やくそく, rōmaji yakusoku)

  1. to promise, to make a promise
    みんなで約束 (やくそく)しよう!
    Minna de yakusoku shiyō!
    Let's all promise together!
    • 2005 July 7, Watsuki, Nobuhiro, “だい65 けのはか [Chapter 65: The Graveyard at Dawn]”, in ソウレンキン [Armed Alchemy], volume 8 (fiction, in Japanese), Tokyo: Shueisha, ISBN 4-08-873820-9, page 34:
      オレはこいつと (けっ) (ちゃく)をつけると (やく) (そく)した (やく) (そく)したんだ‼
      Ore wa koitsu to ketchaku o tsukeru to yakusoku shitaYakusoku shitan da‼
      I promised to settle with him‼ I made a promise‼
  2. make an appointment or engagement
  3. be predestined, wait

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References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.
  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
  2. ^ 1974, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Second Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

約束 (yaksok) (hangeul 약속)

  1. Hanja form? of 약속, “promise”.