事情

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
じょう
Grade: 5
on'yomi

NounEdit

事情 (hiragana じじょう, romaji jijō)

  1. circumstances
  2. reasons

SynonymsEdit

CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin shìqíng  →  shìqing (toneless final syllable variant)
Zhuyin ㄕˋ ㄑㄧㄥˊ  →  ㄕˋ ㄑㄧㄥ˙ (toneless final syllable variant)
IPA (key) /ʂʐ̩⁵¹ t͡ɕʰiŋ³⁵/  →  /ʂʐ̩⁵¹ t͡ɕʰiŋ¹/
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NounEdit

事情 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin shìqíng or shìqing)

  1. affair; matter; something
    事情。 (trad.)
    事情。 (simp.)
    yào bàn diǎn shìqíng le.
    I need to go somewhere to do something.
    事情發生1946夏天
    事情发生1946夏天
    Shìqing fāshēng zài 1946 nián xiàtiān.
    These things happened in the summer of 1946.

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 06:01