不得了

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Chinese[edit]

must not; should not; not be allowed
 
to know; to understand; to know; (modal particle intensifying preceding clause); (completed action marker)
simp. and trad.
(不得了)
不得

Etymology[edit]

不得 (not working) +‎ (already)

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

不得了

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) desperately serious; disastrous

Adverb[edit]

不得了

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) extremely
  2. 不得了  ―  kuài de bùdéliǎo  ―  extremely fast

Interjection[edit]

不得了

  1. (colloquial) oh my God!