得意

CantoneseEdit

AdjectiveEdit

得意 (traditional and simplified, Jyutping dak1 ji3)

  1. cute, adorable (positive connotation, unlike Mandarin)

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
とく
Grade: 4

Grade: 3
on'yomi

Adjectival nounEdit

得意 (-na inflection, hiragana とくい, romaji tokui)

  1. triumphant, proud
  2. skilled

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

得意 (hiragana とくい, romaji tokui)

  1. strong point
  2. triumph
  3. regular customer

MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin déyì
Zhuyin ㄉㄜˊ ㄧˋ
IPA (key) /tɤ³⁵ i⁵¹/
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AdjectiveEdit

得意 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin déyì)

  1. smug, proud, self-satisfied (usually pejorative)
    瞧他那个得意的样儿.
    Look at him, looking so smug.

Derived termsEdit

Last modified on 9 April 2014, at 12:33