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不定

不定

Chinese

not; no; (negative prefix)
 
to set; to fix; to determine; to decide; to order
simp. and trad.
(不定)

Adjective

不定

  1. uncertain
  2. unstable
  3. (mathematics) indefinite, of an integral without specified limits
  4. (botany) adventitious

Adverb

不定

  1. not being certain; not knowing for sure

Japanese

Etymology 1

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
じょう
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Adjectival noun

不定 (-na inflection, hiragana ふじょう, romaji fujō)

  1. not settled, not fixed
  2. unexpected, surprising
Inflection

Noun

不定 (hiragana ふじょう, romaji fujō)

  1. not settled, not fixed
  2. being unexpected, surprising

Etymology 2

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
てい
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Adjectival noun

不定 (-na inflection, hiragana ふてい, romaji futei)

  1. undecided, to be determined, to be decided
  2. (mathematics) indefinite, an integral being without specific limits
Inflection

Noun

不定 (hiragana ふてい, romaji futei)

  1. being undecided, being yet to be determined, or yet to be decided
  2. (mathematics) indefiniteness, an integral being without specific limits

References

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.
  • 1998, 広辞苑 (Kōjien), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Iwanami Shoten, ISBN 4000801112
  • 2002, Yasuo Kitahara, 明鏡国語辞典 (Meikyō Kokugo Jiten), First Edition (in Japanese), Tokyo: Taishūkan Shoten, ISBN 4469021067

Korean

Hanja in this term

Noun

不定 (bujeong) (hangeul 부정)

  1. Hanja form? of 부정, “indeterminacy; variability”.