不常

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Chinese[edit]

(negative prefix); not; no
 
always; ever; often; frequently; common; general; constant
simp. and trad.
(不常)

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

不常

  1. (dated, literary) bizzarre, out of ordinary.
  2. (dated, literary) extraordinary, excellent

Synonyms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

不常

  1. not often; seldom, rarely

Adverb[edit]

不常

  1. (dated, literary) Not in a fixed pattern, irregularly.

Noun[edit]

不常

  1. (dated, literary, euphemistic) death

Usage notes[edit]

  • Nowadays, only the seldom definition is used. The others are either literary or dated as found in ancient texts.