不可能

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
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EtymologyEdit

(im-) +‎ 可能 (possible)

Adjectival nounEdit

不可能 (-na inflection, hiragana ふかのう, romaji fukanō)

  1. impossible (incapable of achievements)
    雪道を走るなんて不可能だ。
    yukimichi wo hashiru nante fukanō da.
    It is impossible to drive snowy roads.
  2. impossible (never happening)
    あのチームが優勝するなんて不可能な出来事だ。
    ano tiimu ga yūshō suru nante fukanō na dekigoto da.
    The winning a title of that team is an impossible occurrence.

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InflectionEdit

NounEdit

不可能 (hiragana ふかのう, romaji fukanō)

  1. impossibility (incapability of achievements)
  2. impossibility (the state which never happens)

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MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.
可能

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin bù kěnéng
Zhuyin ㄅㄨˋ ㄎㄜˇ ㄋㄥˊ
IPA (key) /pu⁵¹ kʰɤ²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ nɤŋ³⁵/

AdjectiveEdit

不可能 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin bù kěnéng)

  1. impossible
Last modified on 3 April 2014, at 06:15