My motivation is to fuck up my TEKI (teki =敵= enemy).
I promise that my motivation is only to catch white fish, not fish of color.
-al ★★★★★ SUF
Mostly this is used as a SUFFIX which turns a noun into an adjective. Like how politics becomes 'political,' or how education becomes 'educational.' or economics becomes 'economical.' In Japanese, 政治 becomes 政治的な.
the basics (the emphasis is: the minimum knowledge)
Also means fundamentally (emphasizing the essential bits that various things or ideas have in common)
rational OR reasonable (i.e. get up at a reasonable hour or a reasonable compromise - like 'logical,' but used even if there is not a mathematical proof involved. Also has the nuance of efficient - the boss says to the worker 仕事合理的に進めなさい！ （しごと ごうりてき に すすめ なさい！）, meaning, 'Stop wasting our time and money! Work in a more efficient, rational way.'
|約||promise/ roughly speaking||STRING||糸|
|的||motivation / '-al'||WHITE||白|
Tie a STRING round your finger to remember this promise:
The motivation of the Revolution is to get WHITEY.
目的 動機 目標 狙い 的 意図 xxx目当て