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[てき()]
teki
suffix, na adjective

English Meaning(s) for 的

suffix, na adjective
  1. -ical; -ive; -al; -ic; -y (used to form adjectives from nouns)
  2. -like; -ish; -sort of; -kind of
  3. (something) like; along the lines of (used similarly to a quoting particle, esp. as 的な or 的なこと)
  4. -wise; in terms of; for; from the viewpoint of; from a ... standpoint; as far as ... is concerned (after a noun or pronoun, esp. adverbially as ~に(は))
suffix
  1. Mr.; Ms.; Mrs. (used as a form of address with names, work titles, etc. to denote either light disdain or familiarity)

Definition and Synonyms for 的

Target sports equipment consisting of an object set up for a marksman or archer to aim at
Synonyms: ターゲット, 標的, , , 目印, 目標
Focus maximum clarity or distinctness of an idea
Synonyms: ピント, フォーカス, 中子, 中心, , , 焦点, , , 重心
Target a reference point to shoot at
Synonyms: ターゲット, 図星, 標的, 正鵠, 狙い所, , , 黒星
Target a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence
Synonyms: いいかも, ターゲット, 好餌, 標的, 狙い, 狙う, 獲物, , , 食い物, 餌食

Meanings for each kanji in 的

bull's eye; mark; target; object; adjective ending Kanji Details »

Categories 的 is a member of

Sports Equipment equipment needed to participate in a particular sport
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Limpidity free from obscurity and easy to understand
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Reference an indicator that orients you generally
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Victim an unfortunate person who suffers from some adverse circumstance
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Sample Sentences for 的

A devastating earthquake hit the state capital.
The man was devoid of such human feelings as sympathy.
Flight across the continent was still a daring venture.
On one hand, water shortages are expected this summer because of lower rainfall, but on the other hand, large rainstorms are 3.5 times more likely locally than last year.
A selfish man thinks of nothing but his own feelings.

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