ChineseEdit

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

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NounEdit

事情

  1. (countable) matter; affair; something; business; thing; stuff (Classifier: )
    處理事情 / 处理事情  ―  chǔlǐ shìqíng  ―  to handle a matter
    事情根源  ―  zhǎo dào shìqíng de gēnyuán  ―  to get to the root of the 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.
    世界可悲事情莫過於喜歡朋友 [MSC, trad.]
    世界可悲事情莫过于喜欢朋友 [MSC, simp.]
    Shìjiè shàng zuì kěbēi de shìqíng, mòguòyú nǐ xǐhuān tā, tā què zhǐ bǎ nǐ dāng péngyǒu. [Pinyin]
    The saddest thing in the world is liking someone but they only see you as a friend.
  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

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
じょう
Grade: 5
on’yomi

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NounEdit

事情(じじょう) (jijō

  1. circumstances
  2. reasons

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ReferencesEdit

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

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

事情 (sajeong) (hangeul 사정)

  1. Hanja form? of 사정 (reason; circumstance; situation).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

NounEdit

事情

  1. Hán tự form of sự tình.