潔癖

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 5 Grade: S

Adjectival noun[edit]

潔癖 (-na inflection, hiragana けっぺき, romaji keppeki)

  1. fastidious

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

潔癖 (hiragana けっぺき, romaji keppeki)

  1. fastidiousness

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 洁癖
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin jiépǐ or jiépì
Zhuyin ㄐㄧㄝˊ ㄆㄧˇ or ㄐㄧㄝˊ ㄆㄧˋ 5
IPA (key) / t͡ɕi̯ɛ³⁵ pʰi²¹⁴ wɔɻ⁴ ¹ t͡ɕi̯ɛ³⁵ pʰi⁵¹/

Noun[edit]

潔癖 (traditional, Pinyin jiépǐ or jiépì, simplified 洁癖)

  1. obsessive-compulsive tendancy towards cleanliness; mysophobia
    潔癖
    tā shì yī gè yǒu jiépǐ de rén
    He's a neat-freak.

Usage notes[edit]

Commonly pronounced jiépì, though the pronunciation given in most dictionaries is jiépǐ.