Last modified on 14 June 2014, at 01:10

一般

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

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AdjectiveEdit

一般

  1. general; generic; typical
  2. so so; average
  3. alike

AdverbEdit

一般

  1. in general; generally
  2. () (just) like

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: S

NounEdit

一般 (hiragana いっぱん, romaji ippan)

  1. general, universal
    • 1889, 井上円了, 欧米各国 政教日記:
      すなわち、第一 (だいいち)に、西洋人 (せいようじん)一般 (いっぱん)旅行 (りょこう) (この)むこと。
      sunawachi, daiichi ni, seiyōjin wa ippan ni ryokō o konomu koto.
      Namely, it's that first of all westerners generally enjoy travelling.
    • 1948, 木村荘八, ハイカラ考:
      広告文 (こうこくぶん)」には、 (あま)一般 (いっぱん)にわからない ()言葉 (ことば)使 (つか)わないものである。
      "kōkokubun" ni wa, amari ippan ni wakaranai ji ya kotoba wa tsukawanai mono de aru.
      The language of advertising tends not to use things like words or characters that are not universally understood.
  2. common, average, ordinary
    • 1911, 和辻哲郎, エレオノラ・デュウゼ:
      デュウゼは一般 (いっぱん)女優 (じょゆう) ()っている技能 (ぎのう) ()っていない。
      dyūze wa ippan no joyū no motte iru ginō o motte inai.
      Duse does not have the same ability as the ordinary actress.

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KoreanEdit

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NounEdit

一般 (ilban) (hangeul 일반)

  1. Hanja form? of 일반, “general”.