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ChineseEdit

be; yes; this
 
(be) not; wrong; blame; Africa
simp. and trad.
(是非)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

是非

  1. right and wrong
    是非 / 是非  ―  shìfēi  ―  true-false question
    分辨是非  ―  fēnbiàn shìfēi  ―  to distinguish right from wrong
  2. dispute; quarrel; conflict

SynonymsEdit

VerbEdit

是非

  1. (literary) to praise and censure; to pass judgment on; to comment; to remark

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: S

Grade: 5
on’yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

是非 (hiragana ぜひ, rōmaji zehi)

  1. right and wrong

Derived termsEdit

AdverbEdit

是非 (hiragana ぜひ, rōmaji zehi)

  1. certainly, without fail, by all means
  2. (polite, circumlocutionary) please

Derived termsEdit

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.