万万

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ばん
Grade: 2
ばん
Grade: 2

Adjectival noun[edit]

万万 (-na inflection, hiragana ばんばん, romaji banban)

  1. very much (wanting to do something that one cannot do)

Synonyms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

万万 (hiragana ばんばん, romaji banban)

  1. enough, to the full amount, to the fullest degree
  2. entirely not - with a denial word(ない, )

Mandarin[edit]

simpl.
trad. 萬萬

Etymology 1[edit]

Repetition of .

Adverb[edit]

万万 (simplified, Pinyin wànwàn, traditional 萬萬)

  1. absolutely (not)
    金钱万能没钱万万
    Money can't do everything, but you certainly can't do everything without money.
    万万想到阿姨杀手
    She never suspected for a minute that her aunty was a killer.
    恐怕搬家万万不行
    Unfortunately, moving is out of the question.
Usage notes[edit]
  • This adverb is almost always followed by a negative expression.

Etymology 2[edit]

From (ten thousand) +‎ (ten thousand)

Noun[edit]

万万 (simplified, Pinyin wànwàn, traditional 萬萬)

  1. (rare) hundred million
Synonyms[edit]