Chinese

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(be) not; wrong; blame
(be) not; wrong; blame; Africa
 
always; ever; often
always; ever; often; frequently; common; general; constant
 
trad. (非常)
simp. #(非常)

Pronunciation

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Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (1) (25)
Final () (21) (105)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed Open
Division () III III
Fanqie
Baxter pj+j dzyang
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/pʉi/ /d͡ʑɨɐŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/pʷɨi/ /d͡ʑiɐŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/piuəi/ /d͡ʑiɑŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/puj/ /d͡ʑɨaŋ/
Li
Rong
/piuəi/ /ʑiaŋ/
Wang
Li
/pĭwəi/ /ʑĭaŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/pwe̯i/ /ʑi̯aŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
fēi cháng
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
fei1 soeng4
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
fēi cháng
Middle
Chinese
‹ pjɨj › ‹ dzyang ›
Old
Chinese
/*pəj/ /*[d]aŋ/
English is not constant

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter–Sagart system:

* Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
* Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
* Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
* Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

* Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
No. 3076 11152
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*pɯl/ /*djaŋ/

Adverb

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非常

  1. extremely; very; highly
    非常感謝非常感谢  ―  fēicháng gǎnxiè  ―  to be extremely grateful; thank you very much
    非常努力工作  ―  fēicháng nǔlì de gōngzuò  ―  to work extremely hard
    用詞非常犀利 [MSC, trad.]
    用词非常犀利 [MSC, simp.]
    Tā zài xìn zhōng de yòngcí fēicháng xīlì. [Pinyin]
    His wording in the letter is very sharp.
    文化非常好聽 [MSC, trad.]
    文化非常好听 [MSC, simp.]
    Tā shì yǒu wénhuà de rén, shuō de huà fēicháng hǎotīng. [Pinyin]
    He's well-educated, and speaks very smoothly.
    胸懷十分豁達並且意念非常堅強領袖 [MSC, trad.]
    胸怀十分豁达并且意念非常坚强领袖 [MSC, simp.]
    Tā shì yī wèi xiōnghuái shífēn huòdá, bìngqiě yìniàn fēicháng jiānqiáng de lǐngxiù. [Pinyin]
    He's a very broad-minded and strong-willed leader.

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Adjective

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非常

  1. (formal) unusual; special; not the run of the mill; extraordinary; exceptional

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Sino-Xenic (非常):

Japanese

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Kanji in this term

Grade: 5
じょう
Grade: 5
on'yomi

Adjective

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()(じょう) (hijō-na (adnominal ()(じょう) (hijō na), adverbial ()(じょう) (hijō ni))

  1. extraordinary, unusual

Inflection

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Noun

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()(じょう) (hijō

  1. emergency

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References

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  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.

Korean

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Hanja in this term

Noun

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非常 (bisang) (hangeul 비상)

  1. Hanja form? of 비상 (emergency).

Vietnamese

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chữ Hán Nôm in this term

Adjective

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非常

  1. chữ Hán form of phi thường (extraordinary).