適当, てきとう

  • tekitō
JLPT 4

Definition of 適当,てきとう

adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • suitable
  • proper
  • appropriate
  • adequate
  • fit

  • noncommittal
  • vague
  • equivocal
  • unserious
  • irresponsible

Examples of 適当,てきとう in a Sentence

INF誰か最も適当教えてください。
Can you please let me know the most suitable person in INF Co., Ltd?
The questionnaire form was distributed properly.
きれいな宝石ですね」、適当話題かどうかわからないが、とりあえずそう水を向けてみた。
Pretty gem, isn't it? Not knowing if it was a suitable subject or not, but anyway I tried to get her interest that way.
Read whatever books you think proper.
それは食事会話持ち出すのに適当はない。
That is not a proper subject to bring up in conversation at the dinner table.
これ言いあらわす適当なことばが思いうかびません
The right word for this does not come to me.
We'll need a head hunting agency to find the right man for this executive position.
The job is not suitable for young girls.
Certain poisons, properly used, are useful.
I cast about for a suitable reply.
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suitable, occasional, rare, qualified, capable
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