得意

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Chinese[edit]

 
a sentence particle used after a verb to show effect; degree or possibility; to have to; must; ought to; to need to; obtain; get; gain; proper; suitable; proud; contented; allow; permit; ready; finished
 
idea; meaning; wish; desire; (abbr.) Italy
simp. and trad.
(得意)

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

得意

  1. (Mandarin) smug, proud, self-satisfied (usually pejorative)
    那個得意樣兒 [MSC, trad.]
    那个得意样儿 [MSC, simp.]
    Qiáo tā nàge déyì de yàngr. [Pinyin]
    Look at him, looking so smug.
  2. (Cantonese) cute, adorable

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
とく
Grade: 4

Grade: 3
on'yomi

Adjectival noun[edit]

得意 (-na inflection, hiragana とくい, romaji tokui)

  1. triumphant, proud
  2. skilled

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

得意 (hiragana とくい, romaji tokui)

  1. strong point
  2. triumph
  3. regular customer