故意

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 5 Grade: 3

Noun[edit]

故意 (hiragana こい, romaji koi)

  1. intention, purpose
  2. bad faith
  3. (law) mens rea (guilty mind)

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin gùyì
Zhuyin ㄍㄨˋ ㄧˋ
IPA (key) /ku⁵¹⁻⁵³ i⁵¹/
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Adjective[edit]

故意 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin gùyì)

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) intentional; deliberate; on purpose

Adverb[edit]

故意 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin gùyì)

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) intentionally; deliberately; purposely
    不是故意冒犯
    wǒ búshì gùyì màofàn nǐ.
    I didn't mean to offend you.