躊躇

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji Hyōgaiji
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Sinitic 躊躇.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

躊躇 (hiragana ちゅうちょ, historical hiragana ちうちょ, romaji chūcho)

  1. hesitation, indecision, wavering

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VerbEdit

躊躇 + する (hiragana ちゅうちょする, historical hiragana ちうちょする, romaji chūcho suru)

  1. to hesitate, to be undecided, to waver

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MandarinEdit

simpl. 踌躇
trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin chóuchú
Zhuyin ㄔㄡˊ ㄔㄨˊ
IPA (key) /ʈ͡ʂʰoʊ̯³⁵ ʈ͡ʂʰu³⁵/
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VerbEdit

躊躇 (traditional, Pinyin chóuchú, simplified 踌躇)

  1. (Advanced Mandarin) to hesitate
    老師躊躇一會兒發表意見
    Tīng wán le wǒ de huà, lǎoshī chóuchú le yīhuǐr, cái fābiǎo tā de yìjiàn.
    After hearing me out, my teacher hesitated for a moment before stating his opinion.
Last modified on 19 April 2014, at 05:00