偶然

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ぐう
Grade: S
ぜん
Grade: 4
on'yomi

Adjectival nounEdit

偶然 (-na inflection, hiragana ぐうぜん, romaji gūzen)

  1. contingent, casual, accidental, incidental

AntonymsEdit

InflectionEdit

AdverbEdit

偶然 (hiragana ぐうぜん, romaji gūzen)

  1. by chance, incidentally
     (むかし)彼女 (かのじょ)偶然 (ぐうぜん)出会 (であ)った。
    mukashi no kanojo ni gūzen deatta.
    I met my ex-girlfriend by chance

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NounEdit

偶然 (hiragana ぐうぜん, romaji gūzen)

  1. chance, contingency
     (すべ)ての偶然 (ぐうぜん)は、必然 (ひつぜん)である。
    subete no gūzen wa, hitsuzen dearu.
    All chances are inevitable.

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 ǒurán
Zhuyin ㄡˇ ㄖㄢˊ
IPA (key) /ˀoʊ̯²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ ʐa̠n³⁵/
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AdjectiveEdit

偶然 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin ǒurán)

  1. (Intermediate Mandarin) accidental
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