ChineseEdit

 
accidental; image; pair
accidental; image; pair; mate
 
so; thus; like this
so; thus; like this; ‑ly; correct; right
simp. and trad.
(偶然)

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

偶然

  1. accidental; coincidental; by chance; random; fortuitous

AdverbEdit

偶然

  1. accidentally; coincidentally; by chance; fortuitously
    偶然相遇  ―  ǒurán xiāngyù  ―  to meet by chance
  2. occasionally; randomly

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Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ぐう
Grade: S
ぜん
Grade: 4
kan’yōon kan’on

PronunciationEdit

Adjectival nounEdit

(ぐう)(ぜん) (gūzen-na (adnominal (ぐう)(ぜん) (gūzen na), adverbial (ぐう)(ぜん) (gūzen ni))

  1. contingent, casual, accidental, incidental
    Antonyms: 必然 (hitsuzen), 確実 (kakujitsu) (inevitable)
    Antonyms: 不可能 (fukanō), 有り得ない (arienai) (impossible)

InflectionEdit

AdverbEdit

(ぐう)(ぜん) (gūzen

  1. by chance, incidentally
    (むかし)彼女(かのじょ)偶然(ぐうぜん)出会(であ)った
    Mukashi no kanojo ni gūzen deatta.
    I met my ex-girlfriend by chance

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NounEdit

(ぐう)(ぜん) (gūzen

  1. chance, contingency
    (すべ)偶然(ぐうぜん)は、必然(ひつぜん)である
    Subete no gūzen wa, hitsuzen dearu.
    All chances are inevitable.

ReferencesEdit

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

偶然 (uyeon) (hangeul 우연)

  1. Hanja form? of 우연 (coincidence; chance; accident; contingency).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

AdverbEdit

偶然

  1. Hán tự form of ngẫu nhiên (randomly).

AdjectiveEdit

偶然

  1. Hán tự form of ngẫu nhiên (random).