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all; whole; entire; every; complete
adverbial suffix; -ly
simp. and trad.
(全然)

PronunciationEdit


AdverbEdit

全然

  1. completely, entirely, utterly
    全然 [MSC, trad.]
    全然 [MSC, simp.]
    Wǒ duì cǐ shì quánrán bù zhī. [Pinyin]
    I know absolutely nothing about this matter.

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ぜん
Grade: 3
ぜん
Grade: 4
on'yomi

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

全然 (hiragana ぜんぜん, rōmaji zenzen)

  1. not at all (with negative verb)
     (わたし) (りょう) ()など (ぜん) (ぜん)しない。 () (しん)がないからね。
    Watashi wa ryōri nado zenzen shinai. Jishin ga nai kara ne.
    I don't cook at all, since I lack the confidence.
  2. totally (with affirmative verb)

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

AdverbEdit

全然 (jeonyeon) (hangeul 전연)

  1. Hanja form? of 전연, “completely”.