萬萬

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Chinese[edit]

ten thousand; a great number; Wan (surname) ten thousand; a great number; Wan (surname)
trad. (萬萬)
simp. (万万)

Pronunciation[edit]


Adverb[edit]

萬萬

  1. absolutely (not)
    金錢萬萬 [MSC, trad.]
    金钱万万 [MSC, simp.]
    Jīnqián bù shì wàn néng de, dàn méi qián shì wànwàn bù néng de. [Pinyin]
    Money can't do everything, but you certainly can't do everything without money.
    萬萬想到阿姨殺手 [MSC, trad.]
    万万想到阿姨杀手 [MSC, simp.]
    wànwàn méi xiǎngdào tā de āyí shì shāshǒu. [Pinyin]
    She never suspected for a minute that her aunty was a killer.
    恐怕搬家萬萬不行 [MSC, trad.]
    恐怕搬家万万不行 [MSC, simp.]
    Kǒngpà bānjiā shì wànwàn bùxíng de. [Pinyin]
    Unfortunately, moving is out of the question.

Usage notes[edit]

  • This adverb is almost always followed by a negative expression.

Noun[edit]

萬萬

  1. (rare) hundred million
Synonyms[edit]