See also: 准备

ChineseEdit

accurate; standard to prepare; get ready; to provide or equip
trad. (準備)
simp. (准备)

EtymologyEdit

Attestable from at least the Song Dynasty, 1200s (see citations).

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

準備

  1. to prepare; to get ready
    準備出去 / 准备出去  ―  zhǔnbèi chūqù  ―  to get ready to go out
    準備 / 准备  ―  zhǔnbèi yī dùn fàn  ―  to prepare a meal
    冬天收集許多雪水準備夏天用來 [MSC, trad.]
    冬天收集许多雪水准备夏天用来 [MSC, simp.]
    Tā zài dōngtiān shōují le xǔduō xuěshuǐ, zhǔnbèi xiàtiān yònglái jiàng shǔ. [Pinyin]
    She collected lots of snow water in winter so as to reduce the heat in summer.
    準備考試恐怕吃不消 [MSC, trad.]
    准备考试恐怕吃不消 [MSC, simp.]
    Liǎng tiān yào zhǔnbèi bā mén de kǎoshì, tā kǒngpà chībùxiāo. [Pinyin]
    She feared she wouldn't be able to handle preparing for eight exams in two days.
  2. to plan; to intend
    準備北京打工 / 准备北京打工  ―  zhǔnbèi dào běijīng dǎgōng  ―  to intend to go to Beijing for work

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

準備

  1. preparation
    做好準備 / 做好准备  ―  zuòhǎo zhǔnbèi  ―  to get ready
    做好心裡準備 / 做好心里准备  ―  zuòhǎo xīnlǐ zhǔnbèi  ―  to prepare oneself mentally

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (準備):

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
じゅん
Grade: 5

Grade: 5
on’yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

準備(じゅんび) (junbi

  1. preparations
    十分(じゅうぶん)準備(じゅんび)必要(ひつよう)だ。
    Jūbun na junbi ga hitsuyō da.
    We need to be fully prepared.

VerbEdit

準備(じゅんび)する (junbi surusuru (stem 準備(じゅんび) (junbi shi), past 準備(じゅんび)した (junbi shita))

  1. prepare

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

準備 (junbi) (hangeul 준비)

  1. Hanja form? of 준비 (preparation).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

NounEdit

準備

  1. Hán tự form of chuẩn bị (to prepare).