See also: 生气

ChineseEdit

 
to be born; to give birth; life
to be born; to give birth; life; to grow; student; raw
 
gas; air; smell
gas; air; smell; weather; vital breath; to make sb. angry; to get angry; to be enraged
trad. (生氣)
simp. (生气)

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

生氣

  1. to be angry; to get upset; to be mad
    生氣 / 生气  ―  Nǐ wèi zhè shēngqì ò.  ―  So that's what you're upset about?
    不是而是自己 [MSC, trad.]
    不是而是自己 [MSC, simp.]
    Wǒ bùshì shēng tā de , érshì shēng zìjǐ de . [Pinyin]
    I'm not angry with her, but I'm angry with myself.
    這麼一點兒事兒生氣值當 [MSC, trad.]
    这么一点儿事儿生气值当 [MSC, simp.]
    Jiù wèi zhème yīdiǎnr shìr shēngqì, zhídàng de ma? [Pinyin]
    Is it worth getting angry over such a little thing?
Usage notesEdit

To say "to be angry with somebody", put somebody + (de) in between 生氣: for example 生她的氣 means "to be angry with her".

SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

生氣

  1. life; vitality; animation
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

生氣

  1. (Hokkien) having an unpleasant, wild taste (of cooked food)
  2. (Xiamen Hokkien) rigid and unamiable
  3. (Quanzhou Hokkien) rash and lacking in common sense

Etymology 4Edit

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

生氣

  1. (Xiamen Hokkien) to make trouble; to create a disturbance
SynonymsEdit

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
せい
Grade: 1

Jinmeiyō
on’yomi

NounEdit

(せい)() (seiki (kyūjitai, shinjitai 生気)

  1. Kyūjitai form of 生気: energy, liveliness, enthusiasm

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