Last modified on 22 June 2014, at 20:39

全然

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

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”.