ChineseEdit

not; no foot; to be sufficient
simp. and trad.
(不足)

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

不足

  1. insufficient; inadequate; lacking

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

不足

  1. inadequacy; deficiency; dearth; shortage; want; lack; not enough
    計劃資金不足流產 [MSC, trad.]
    计划资金不足流产 [MSC, simp.]
    Jìhuà yīn zījīn bùzú ér liúchǎn. [Pinyin]
    The plan fell through due to a shortage of funding.

SynonymsEdit

  • (figurative) 缺口 (quēkǒu)

VerbEdit

不足

  1. to be inadequate; to be deficient; to have a shortage
    金額不足金额不足  ―  jīn'é bùzú  ―  insufficient balance
  2. to be less than
  3. (literary) not worth ... ; no need to ...
  4. (literary) cannot

SynonymsEdit

  • (to be inadequate):

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
そく
Grade: 1
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese 不足 (MC pɨu t͡sɨok̚, “not + enough”).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

()(そく) (fusoku-na (adnominal ()(そく) (fusoku na), adverbial ()(そく) (fusoku ni))

  1. insufficient
  2. unsatisfactory

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

()(そく) (fusoku

  1. insufficiency, shortage, deficiency, lack
    睡眠(すいみん)不足(ぶそく)
    suiminbusoku
    lack of sleep, insufficient sleep, sleep deprivation
  2. dissatisfaction

AntonymsEdit

VerbEdit

()(そく)する (fusoku surusuru (stem ()(そく) (fusoku shi), past ()(そく)した (fusoku shita))

  1. to give out, to run short

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  • 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.
  • 2002, Yasuo Kitahara, 明鏡国語辞典 (Meikyō Kokugo Jiten), First Edition (in Japanese), Tokyo: Taishūkan Shoten, →ISBN

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

不足 (bujok) (hangeul 부족)

  1. Hanja form? of 부족 (insufficiency).