Last modified on 2 February 2015, at 07:50

必死

ChineseEdit

 
certainly; must; will; necessarily
 
to die; inpassable; uncrossable; inflexible; rigid
simp. and trad.
(必死)

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

必死

  1. to be destined to die

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".

SynonymsEdit

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

必死 (hiragana ひっし, romaji hisshi)

  1. mortality
  2. desperation