不好意思

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Chinese[edit]

(negative prefix); not; no to feel no shame; to have the nerve
simp. and trad.
(不好意思)
好意思

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

不好意思

  1. too embarrassed or shy to do something
    他們不好意思 [MSC, trad.]
    他们不好意思 [MSC, simp.]
    Tāmen bùhǎoyìsi zǒu jìn lái. [Pinyin]
    They're too embarrassed to come in.

Interjection[edit]

不好意思

  1. sorry; excuse me
    不好意思現在一會兒 [MSC, trad.]
    不好意思现在一会儿 [MSC, simp.]
    Bùhǎoyìsi, wǒ xiànzài shǒu shàng yǒu shì zài zuò, yīhuìr dǎ gěi nǐ hǎo ma? [Pinyin]
    Sorry, I'm in the middle of something, can I call you back later?

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