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無聊

ChineseEdit

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EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

無聊

  1. bored
    什麼無聊
    I haven't been up to much, just being bored.

ReferencesEdit

  • 2006, Marianne (ed.) Davidson; Julie Kleeman, Sarah Waldram, Collins Chinese Dictionary, edition 2nd edition (in English/Chinese), Glasgow, New York: Collins, ISBN-13 978-0-00-722391-6:

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
りょう
Hyōgaiji
on'yomi

Adjectival nounEdit

無聊 (-na inflection, hiragana ぶりょう, romaji buryō)

  1. bored

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

無聊 (hiragana ぶりょう, romaji buryō)

  1. ennui, tedium
    • 1932, 魯迅, 阿Q正伝:
      もし相手 (あいて) (ヒツジ)のようなものだったら、 (かれ)はかえって勝利 (しょうり)無聊 (ぶりょう) (かん)じる。
      moshi aite ga hitsuji no yō na mono dattara, kare wa kaette shōri no buryō o kanjiru.
      Conversely, if his opponent is too weak, he will feel tedium in winning.