Last modified on 29 January 2015, at 13:30

躊躇

ChineseEdit

pace back and forth; hesitate; waver hesitate
trad. (躊躇)
simp. (踌躇)

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VerbEdit

躊躇

  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.

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ちゅう
Hyōgaiji
ちょ
Hyōgaiji
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Sinitic 躊躇.

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NounEdit

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

  1. hesitation, indecision, wavering

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VerbEdit

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

  1. to hesitate, to be undecided, to waver

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