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Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 適当 (tekitou)

Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 適当 (tekitou)

Kana: てきとう
Kanji: 適当
Romaji: tekitu

Type: Noun, なadjective
Meaning: suitable, proper, appropriate, adequate, fit, noncommittal, vague, equivocal, unserious, irresponsible
JLPT level: N4

Example sentences:

同様彼女の持参金のうちにはいっていた小さな村とかなり立派な家屋も、彼はなにやら適当な証書を行使して自分の名義に書きかえることに、長いこと全力をかたむけて努力をかさねた。
douyou kanojo no jisankin no uchi ni haitte ita chiisa na mura to kanari rippa na kaoku mo, kare wa naniyara tekitou na shousho o koushi shite jibun no meigi ni kaki kaeru koto ni, nagai koto zenryoku o katamukete doryoku o kasaneta.
The little village and the rather fine town house which formed part of her dowry he did his utmost for a long time to transfer to his name, by means of some deed of conveyance.

そのような場合でも、リーダーと部下のあいだに尊敬と信頼があれば、作業員がやる気を出し、適当な仕事に逃げずに期待以上の働きをしてくれる可能性がある。
sono you na baai demo, riidaa to buka no aida ni sonkei to shinrai ga areba, sagyouin ga yaru ki o dashi, tekitou na shigoto ni nigezu ni kitai ijou no hataraki o shite kureru kanousei ga aru.
Even on factory assembly lines respect and trust between leaders and followers may inspire line workers to exceed design expectations and motivate them not to slack off.

適当 (tekitou)

では、看護婦に知らせておきます。そうすれば、適当に刺戟剤を用意しておいてくれますでしょう。
dewa, kangofu ni shirasete okimasu. sou sureba, tekitou ni shigekizai o youi shite oite kuremasu deshou.
I’ll let nurse know and she’ll arrange the dope accordingly.

適当な幸運さえあれば、当然、われわれは、奴をつかまえます!
tekitou na kouun sae areba, touzen, wareware wa, yatsu o tsukamaemasu.
With reasonable luck, we will get him!

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 恰当 (qiàdàng)
Korean: 적당 (jeogdang)

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