不得

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin bùdé
Zhuyin ㄅㄨˋ ㄉㄜˊ
IPA (key) /pu⁵¹ tɤ³⁵/

Verb[edit]

不得 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin bùdé)

  1. (Advanced Mandarin) must not; should not; not be allowed
  2. (Advanced Mandarin) cannot; be unable to