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matter; thing; item; work; affair
 
feeling; emotion; passion; situation
simp. and trad.
(事情)
anagram 情事

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

事情

  1. (countable) matter; affair; something; business; thing (Classifier: )
    處理事情 / 处理事情  ―  chǔlǐ shìqíng  ―  to handle a matter
    事情 [MSC, trad.]
    事情 [MSC, simp.]
    Wǒ yào qù bàn diǎn shìqíng le. [Pinyin]
    I need to go take care of something.
    事情發生去年夏天 [MSC, trad.]
    事情发生去年夏天 [MSC, simp.]
    Shìqíng fāshēng zài qùnián xiàtiān. [Pinyin]
    It happened last summer.
  2. (uncountable) job; task; work
    事情  ―  zhǎo shìqíng zuò  ―  to look for work
  3. (uncountable) mistake; accident
    事情  ―  chū shìqíng  ―  to make a mistake

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of 事情 (“affair; matter”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 事情
Mandarin Beijing 事兒
Taiwan
Jinan 事兒
Xi'an 事情
Wuhan 事情
Chengdu 事情
Yangzhou 事情
Hefei
Cantonese Guangzhou 事幹
Hong Kong 事幹
Yangjiang 事幹
Gan Nanchang
Hakka Meixian 事情
Jin Taiyuan 事情
Min Bei Jian'ou
Min Dong Fuzhou 事計
Min Nan Xiamen 代誌
Quanzhou 代誌
Zhangzhou 代誌
Taipei 代誌
Kaohsiung 代誌
Tainan 代誌
Taichung 代誌
Wuqi 代誌
Hsinchu 代誌
Taitung 代誌
Lukang 代誌
Yilan 代誌
Magong 代誌
Penang 代誌
Chaozhou
Wu Shanghai 事體
Suzhou 事體
Wenzhou 事幹
Xiang Changsha 路徑路子徑路子
Shuangfeng 道路

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
じょう
Grade: 5
on’yomi

NounEdit

事情 (hiragana じじょう, rōmaji jijō)

  1. circumstances
  2. reasons

SynonymsEdit

CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.