得意

ChineseEdit

 
a sentence particle used after a verb to show effect; degree or possibility; to have to; must; ought to; to need to; obtain; get; gain; proper; suitable; proud; contented; allow; permit; ready; finished
 
idea; meaning; wish; desire; (abbr.) Italy
simp. and trad.
(得意)

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

得意

  1. (Mandarin) smug, proud, self-satisfied (usually pejorative)
    那個得意樣兒 [MSC, trad.]
    那个得意样儿 [MSC, simp.]
    Qiáo tā nàge déyì de yàngr. [Pinyin]
    Look at him, looking so smug.
  2. (Cantonese) cute, adorable

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
とく
Grade: 4

Grade: 3
on'yomi

PronunciationEdit

Adjectival nounEdit

得意 ‎(-na inflection, hiragana とくい, romaji tokui)

  1. triumphant, proud
  2. skilled

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

得意 ‎(hiragana とくい, romaji tokui)

  1. strong point
  2. triumph
  3. regular customer

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
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