了解

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Cantonese[edit]

Verb[edit]

了解 (simplified, Jyutping liu5 gaai2, Yale liu5 gaai2)

  1. to understand, to comprehend

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
りょう
Grade: S
かい
Grade: 5
on'yomi

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

了解 (hiragana りょうかい, romaji ryōkai)

  1. understanding, comprehension
  2. consent, agreement

Synonyms[edit]

Interjection[edit]

了解 (hiragana りょうかい, romaji ryōkai)

  1. roger (over radio etc.)

Compounds[edit]

Verb[edit]

了解 + する (hiragana りょうかいする, romaji ryōkai suru)

  1. understand, comprehend
  2. agree, consent

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.

Mandarin[edit]

simpl.
trad. or 瞭解

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin liǎojiě
Zhuyin ㄌㄧㄠˇ ㄐㄧㄝˇ
IPA (key) /li̯ɑʊ̯²¹⁴⁻³⁵ t͡ɕi̯ɛ²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/
Audio
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Verb[edit]

了解 (simplified, Pinyin liǎojiě, traditional 瞭解 or )

  1. to understand; to comprehend

Min Nan[edit]

simpl.
trad. or 瞭解

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ liau˥˥kai˥˧ ]

Verb[edit]

了解 (simplified, POJ liáu-kái, traditional 瞭解 or , simplified 了解)

  1. to understand; to comprehend