Last modified on 21 December 2014, at 02:55

全然

ChineseEdit

 
all; whole; entire; every; complete
 
correct; right; so; thus; like this; -ly
simp. and trad.
(全然)

EtymologyEdit

From  ("entire, all") +  ("adverbial suffix").

PronunciationEdit


AdverbEdit

全然

  1. completely, entirely, utterly

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ぜん
Grade: 3
ぜん
Grade: 4
on'yomi

AdverbEdit

全然 (hiragana ぜんぜん, romaji zenzen)

  1. not at all (with negative verb)
  2. totally (with affirmative verb)

ReferencesEdit

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

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this word

AdverbEdit

全然 (jeonyeon) (hangeul 전연)

  1. Hanja form? of 전연, “completely”.