習慣

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
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NounEdit

習慣 (hiragana しゅうかん, historical hiragana しふくわん, romaji shūkan)

  1. custom, habit; way

MandarinEdit

simpl. 习惯
trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin xíguàn
Zhuyin ㄒㄧˊ ㄍㄨㄢˋ
IPA (key) /ɕi³⁵ ku̯a̠n⁵¹/
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NounEdit

習慣 (traditional, Pinyin xíguàn, simplified 习惯)

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) custom; habit

VerbEdit

習慣 (traditional, Pinyin xíguàn, simplified 习惯)

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) to be accustomed to; to be in the habit of
    習慣這樣生活
    Wǒ néng xíguàn zhèyàng de shēnghuó.
    I could get used to this kind of life.

Derived termsEdit


Min NanEdit

simpl. 习惯
trad.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ ɕɪp˩˩kuan˨˩ ]

NounEdit

習慣 (traditional, POJ si̍p-kòan, traditional 習慣, simplified 习惯)

  1. custom; habit

Usage notesEdit

  • Unlike Mandarin, 習慣 is rarely used as a verb.

Related termsEdit

Last modified on 10 April 2014, at 00:12