テイ, ジョウ, さだ.める, さだ.まる, さだ.か, さた

determine, fix, establish, decide

JLPT3 G3 S8 F48

Variant# of (straight) + roof/building → stand straight upright (fixed in place) in a building → *fix in place*; *settle*; *settle down*; *set* (a date); *determine*; *decide* (← fixity) → *rule*; *regulation*; *law*; *fate*; *destiny* (← fixed rules/destiny). Also, *sure* and *certain* (← correctness/certainty of a decision taken, or of a rule).

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