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to dash; to move forward quickly
 
so; thus; like this; ‑ly; correct; right
simp. and trad.
(突然)

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

突然

  1. sudden; abrupt

AdverbEdit

突然

  1. suddenly; abruptly
    突然起來 / 突然起来  ―  tūrán kū qǐlái  ―  to burst into tears
    突然轉身走開 [MSC, trad.]
    突然转身走开 [MSC, simp.]
    tūrán jiù zhuǎnshēn zǒukāi le. [Pinyin]
    He abruptly turned on his heel and walked away.

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of 突然 (“suddenly”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 突然, 忽然, 猛然, 驀地, 乍然, 倏忽, 驟然, 猝然, 突然間
Mandarin Beijing 突然, 忽然
Taiwan 突然, 忽然
Cantonese Guangzhou 突然間, 忽然間, 一下, 無啦啦
Hong Kong 突然間, 忽然間, 一下, 無啦啦
Hong Kong (San Tin Weitou) 忽然間
Kuala Lumpur 突然
Hakka Miaoli (N. Sixian) 突然間, 忽然間, 好恬恬
Liudui (S. Sixian) 突然間, 忽然間, 好恬恬仔
Hsinchu (Hailu) 突然間, 忽然間, 好恬恬
Dongshi (Dabu) 突然間, 忽然間, 好恬恬
Hsinchu (Raoping) 突然間, 忽然間, 好恬恬
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 突然, 好定泥
Hong Kong 陣時間
Senai 陣間
Min Nan Xiamen 突然, 忽然, 暴其然, 無張無持, 無張持
Quanzhou 突然, 忽然, 無張無持, 無張持
Zhangzhou 突然, 忽然, 暴其然, 無張無持, 無張持
Taipei 突然, 忽然, 雄雄, 無張持
Johor Bahru 突然
Wu Wenzhou 單下

See alsoEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
とつ
Grade: S
ぜん
Grade: 4
on’yomi

PronunciationEdit

Adjectival nounEdit

突然 (-na inflection, hiragana とつぜん, rōmaji totsuzen)

  1. sudden

SynonymsEdit

InflectionEdit

AdverbEdit

突然 (hiragana とつぜん, rōmaji totsuzen)

  1. suddenly

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN