Definition of 不明

ふめいfumei Inflection

adjectival noun / noun:

  • unclear; obscure; indistinct; uncertain; ambiguous

~の noun:

  • unknown; unidentified


  • ignorance; lack of wisdom; lack of insight

Example Sentences

A good newspaper reporter takes advantage of what he learns from any source, even the "little bird told him so" type of source.
The time when he did it was not known.
The cause of the accident is not known to us.
Every one of us who ridiculed his business plan as a bunch of hokum should be embarrassed we did.
At present, the cause of the disease is unknown.

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