Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
大抵 JLPT 4
Kana Reading
たいてい
Romaji
taitei
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), adverb (fukushi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    mostly; ordinarily; usually; generally
    Example sentence
    大抵の学芸は、最初基礎しっかりやっておかないと、そのスムーズに身に付けることできません With most of the arts, if you don't get the basics down properly then it is difficult to acquire further skills.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    probably
    Example sentence
    ものにはたいていある With most things there's both what you see and what's behind it.
  • Parts of speech
    nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no', noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    most; almost all
    Example sentence
    例外あるが、その会社はたいていは資産とてうまく利用している The company, although with some exceptions, usually utilizes its resources very well.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    (before a neg. form) ordinary
    Example sentence
    はたいていボウリングに行きます。 At night, we usually go bowling.
  • Parts of speech
    adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi)
    Meaning
    proper; appropriate; moderate
    Example sentence
    はたいていの寝るである Night is when most people go to bed.

Examples of 大抵, たいてい in a sentence


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Kanji in this word

JLPT 1

8 strokes

resist, reach, touch

On'Yomi: テイ

Kun'Yomi:

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JLPT 5

3 strokes

large, big

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