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不得已

ChineseEdit

(negative prefix); not; no
 
a sentence particle used after a verb to show effect; degree or possibility; to have to; must; ought to; to need to; obtain; get; gain; proper; suitable; proud; contented; allow; permit; ready; finished
 
already; to stop; then; afterwards
simp. and trad.
(不得已)

PronunciationEdit


AdverbEdit

不得已

  1. (Advanced Mandarin) to have no alternative but to; to act against one's will; to have to

SynonymsEdit