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See also: 悲剧

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ChineseEdit

 
sad; sadness; sorrow; grief
 
drama; play; show; severe
trad. (悲劇)
simp. (悲剧)

EtymologyEdit

Wasei kango (和製漢語), borrowed from Japanese 悲劇 (ひげき) (higeki)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

悲劇

  1. tragedy (event causing great suffering) (Classifier: m;  m)
  2. tragedy (dramatic genre)

AntonymsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

悲劇

  1. tragic

SynonymsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
げき
Grade: 6
on’yomi

NounEdit

悲劇 (hiragana ひげき, rōmaji higeki)

  1. tragedy (type of drama or similar work)
    彼女 () () ()作品 (さいしんのさくひん)悲劇 (ひげき)というよりも (かな)しい物語 (ものがたり)だ。
    Kanojo no saishin no sakuhin wa higeki to iu yori mo kanashii monogatari da.
    Her latest story is more a sad story than a tragedy.
  2. tragedy (event causing great suffering)

AntonymsEdit

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

NounEdit

悲劇 (bigeuk) (hangeul 비극)

  1. Hanja form? of 비극, “tragedy”.