ChineseEdit

not; no
 
just (right); main; upright
just (right); main; upright; straight; correct; principle; Chinese 1st month of year
simp. and trad.
(不正)

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

不正

  1. crooked; bent; angled
  2. improper; unacceptable; inappropriate
    上樑不正下樑歪上梁不正下梁歪  ―  shàngliángbùzhèngxiàliángwāi  ―  If a leader sets a bad example, subordinates are likely to follow suit. (Literally: “If the top beam is not straight, the lower beams will be crooked”.)
  3. dishonest; devious; shady

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
せい
Grade: 1
on’yomi

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

()(せい) (fusei-na (adnominal ()(せい) (fusei na), adverbial ()(せい) (fusei ni))

  1. improper; unjust; fraudulent; dishonest
    不正(ふせい)ログイン試行(しこう)検出(けんしゅつ)しました。
    Fusei na roguin shikō o kenshutsu shimashita.
    We detected a suspicious login attempt.

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

()(せい) (fusei

  1. impropriety; injustice; fraud
    不正(ふせい)入手(にゅうしゅ)
    fusei nyūshu
    obtaining through unjust means

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

不正 (bujeong) (hangeul 부정)

  1. Hanja form? of 부정 (injustice).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

AdjectiveEdit

不正

  1. chữ Hán form of bất chính (improper; dishonest; devious; shady).