Last modified on 10 November 2014, at 13:51

必死

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ひつ > ひっ
Grade: 4

Grade: 3
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From (hitsu, necessary) + (shi, death)

Adjectival nounEdit

必死 (-na inflection, hiragana ひっし, romaji hisshi)

  1. (obsolete): mortal
  2. desperate, frantic

Usage notesEdit

Not to be confused with "必至". "必" means "inevitable to become", "必" means "inevitable to die".

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InflectionEdit

NounEdit

必死 (hiragana ひっし, romaji hisshi)

  1. mortality
  2. desperation