對不起

MandarinEdit

simpl. 对不起
trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin duìbùqǐ  →  duìbu (toneless variant)
Zhuyin ㄉㄨㄟˋ ㄅㄨˋ ㄑㄧˇ  →  ㄉㄨㄟˋ ㄅㄨ˙ ㄑㄧˇ (toneless variant)
IPA (key) /tu̯eɪ̯⁵¹⁻⁵³ pu⁵¹ t͡ɕʰi²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/  →  /tu̯eɪ̯⁵¹ b̥u¹ t͡ɕʰi²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/
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InterjectionEdit

對不起 (traditional, Pinyin duìbùqǐ, simplified 对不起)

  1. sorry; excuse me

VerbEdit

對不起 (traditional, Pinyin duìbùqǐ, simplified 对不起)

  1. to cause someone embarrassment; to screw someone over; to do something to a person that would demand an apology later on

SynonymsEdit

  • 對唔住 (Cantonese)

Min NanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ tui˥˧put˥˥kʰi˥˧ ]

VerbEdit

對不起 (traditional, POJ tùi-put-khí, traditional 對不起, simplified 对不起)

  1. to cause someone embarrassment; to screw someone over; to do something to a person that would demand an apology later on

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Last modified on 14 April 2014, at 21:23