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Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 妥当 (datou)

Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 妥当 (datou)

Kana: だとう
Kanji: 妥当
Romaji: datou

Type: Noun, なadjective
Meaning: valid, proper, right, appropriate, reasonable
JLPT level: N2

Example sentences:

一番妥当な解釈でしょうね。ですが、実をいうと、わたしは、あなたがお受けとりになった、例のひどく妙な手紙というのを、ぜひもう一度拝見したいと思うんです。
ichiban datou na kaishaku deshou ne. desu ga, mi o iu to, watashi wa, anata ga ouketori ni natta, rei no hidoku myou na tegami to iu no o, zehi mou ichido haiken shitai to omoun desu.
It seems the most likely solution. But I must confess, sir, I’d like to have another look at that very odd letter you received.

この時点でこれを検討するのが妥当だと思っているようなら、きみはこの依頼人の弁護士として失格だな。
kono jiten de kore o kentou suru no ga datou da to omotte iru you nara, kimi wa kono iraijin no bengoshi to shite shikkaku da na.
As a lawyer, you are misrepresenting your own client if you think it makes sense to get into any of those issues at this time.

妥当 (datou)

第二次世界大戦の犠牲者数は、全世界で軍人と民間人合わせて約5000万人が妥当な推計とされる。
dainiji sekai taisen no giseishasuu wa, zen sekai de gunjin to minkanjin awasete yaku gosen man nin ga datou na suikei to sareru.
A reasonable estimate of World War II’s cost to the world was about fifty million dead.

それが一番妥当な解釈でしょうね。
sore ga ichiban datou na kaishaku deshou ne.
That’s the explanation that fits best.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 妥当 (tuǒdang)
Korean: 타당 (tadang)

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