不足

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
そく
Grade: 1
on'yomi

Adjectival nounEdit

不足 (-na inflection, hiragana ふそく, romaji fusoku)

  1. insufficient
  2. unsatisfactory

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

不足 (hiragana ふそく, romaji fusoku)

  1. insufficiency, shortage, deficiency, lack
  2. dissatisfaction

VerbEdit

不足 + する (hiragana ふそくする, romaji fusoku suru)

  1. give out, run short

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.
  • 2002, Yasuo Kitahara, 明鏡国語辞典 (Meikyō Kokugo Jiten), First Edition (in Japanese), Tokyo: Taishūkan Shoten, ISBN 4469021067

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin bùzú
Zhuyin ㄅㄨˋ ㄗㄨˊ
IPA (key) /pu⁵¹ t͡su³⁵/
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Homophones
不足
部族

AdjectiveEdit

不足 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin bùzú)

  1. (Intermediate Mandarin) insufficient; inadequate

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

不足 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin bùzú)

  1. (literary) not worth ... ; no need to ...
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