不是

ChineseEdit

(negative prefix); not; no
 
is; are; am; yes; to be
simp. and trad.
(不是)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

不是

  1. fault; mistake; wrongdoing
    不是 [MSC, trad. and simp.]
    Dōu shì wǒ de bùshì. [Pinyin]
    It's all my fault.
    不是 [MSC, trad.]
    不是 [MSC, simp.]
    Kuài qù péi ge bùshì. [Pinyin]
    Quickly, go and apologise.

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Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

不是

  1. to not be
    不是 [MSC, trad.]
    不是 [MSC, simp.]
    Zhè bùshì wǒ de shū. [Pinyin]
    This is not my book.
    不是明白只是 [MSC, trad.]
    不是明白只是 [MSC, simp.]
    Bùshì wǒ bù míngbái, wǒ zhǐshì bù xiǎng shuō. [Pinyin]
    It's not that I don't know; it's just that I don't want to say it.

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AdverbEdit

不是

  1. did [person] not already [verb] to ...
    不是弟弟 [MSC, trad.]
    不是弟弟 [MSC, simp.]
    bùshì shuō le bié jiào wǒ dìdì ma? [Pinyin]
    Didn't I already tell you not to call me "little bro"?
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