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不明, ふめい

  • fumei
JLPT LEVEL 1

Definition

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

  • unknown
  • obscure
  • indistinct
  • uncertain
  • ambiguous
  • ignorant
  • lack of wisdom
  • anonymous
  • unidentified

Examples of 不明,ふめい in a Sentence

A good newspaper reporter takes advantage of what he learns from any source, even the "little bird told him so" type of source.
現在その病気の原因不明である
At present the cause of the disease is unknown.
事故原因不明
The cause of the accident is unknown.
それ以来彼らの消息不明
They have never been heard of since.
Every one of us who ridiculed his business plan as a bunch of hokum should be embarrassed we did.
But there had been no indications Gorbachev was having any sort of health problems, and it is not exactly clear what's happened to him now.
がそれした時間不明である
The time when he did it was not known.
火事原因不明である
The cause of the fire is not known.
The cause of the accident is not known to us.

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