Meaning

Primary

Intentional

Alternative

On Purpose

Word Type

な adjective

Explanation

You wouldn't put your idea in a diagram ~like format if it wasn't intentional. Doing that takes a lot of work. So you can only make diagram like things on purpose!

Reading

いとてき
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

This is a jukugo word that uses the on'yomi readings of the kanji. You haven't learned this reading for yet, so here's a mnemonic to help you:

You intentionally stub your toe () all the time! If you hurt your toe on purpose you can get out of class and work! It's a really simple injury, but you can't do other stuff while it's hurt, so you always do it on purpose to get out of things.

Context

Pattern of Use

  • 意図的に〜

Common Word Combinations

  • 意図的にやる
    to do intentionally
    意図的にする
    to do intentionally
    意図的に言う
    to say on purpose

Context Sentences

コウイチは、トーフグ社員の基本給を、意図的に引き上げた。

Koichi intentionally raised the base pay for Tofugu employees.

でもそれちょっと、意図的な作り話っぽくない?

But don't you think it sounds a little like an intentionally made-up story?

意図的に情報を操作している奴がいる。

There’s a guy manipulating the news on purpose.

Kanji Composition