不意

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4

Grade: 3
on'yomi

Adjectival noun[edit]

不意 (-na inflection, hiragana ふい, romaji fui)

  1. abrupt, unexpected

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

不意 (hiragana ふい, romaji fui)

  1. abruptness

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin bùyì [Phonetic: yì]
Zhuyin ㄅㄨˋ ㄧˋ
IPA (key) /pu⁵¹⁻³⁵ i⁵¹/
Homophones
不易
不義/不义
不意

Adverb[edit]

不意 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin bùyì or búyì)

  1. (literary) unexpectedly

Noun[edit]

不意 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin bùyì or búyì)

  1. (literary) unawareness; unpreparedness

Verb[edit]

不意 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin bùyì or búyì)

  1. (literary) to not anticipate