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ChineseEdit

 
to release; to free; to let go; to put; to place; to let out
 
abandon; relinquish; to discard; to throw away
trad. (放棄)
simp. (放弃)

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放棄

  1. to give up; to renounce; to abandon
    放棄搶救 / 放弃抢救  ―  fàngqì qiǎngjiù  ―  to give up resuscitation
    放棄 [Cantonese, trad.]
    放弃 [Cantonese, simp.]
    sik6 zo2 loeng5 daam6 zau6 fong3 hei3 [Jyutping]
    ate two bites before giving up
    唔使放棄 / 唔使放弃 [Cantonese]  ―  m4 sai2 fong3 hei3 zyu6 [Jyutping]  ―  you don't need to give up yet

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ほう
Grade: 3

Grade: S
on’yomi

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放棄 (hiragana ほうき, rōmaji hōki, historical hiragana はうき)

  1. abandonment, giving up
  2. abandonment, renunciation

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放棄する (suru conjugation, hiragana ほうきする, rōmaji hōki suru, historical hiragana はうきする)

  1. abandon, give up
    核施設 (かくしせつ)放棄 (ほうき)する
    kaku shisetsu o hōki suru
    abandon a nuclear plant
  2. abandon, renounce, relinquish
    自治 (じち)放棄 (ほうき)する
    jichi o hōki suru
    renounce autonomy

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