Justus Perlwitz

The difference between 大切、大事、重要

Let’s look at how 大切、大事、重要 are different.

大事 and 大切

Yep, both have the same meaning. Both mean

大事なアルバム

This album is important (to me)

重要

This adjective serves to identify concepts as important in a context that transcends one’s own preference and identity.

重要なアルバム

This album is important (in the history of music)

Conclusion

大事 and 大切 come very close to the English word important. 重要 is about expressing importance in the context of something larger.

Reference

I’m basing this off this chiebukuro post.

Date created:
27 Jun 2017

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