不是

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Chinese[edit]

(negative prefix); not; no
 
is; are; am; yes; to be
simp. and trad.
(不是)

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Noun[edit]

不是

  1. fault; mistake; wrongdoing
    不是  ―  Dōu shì wǒ de bùshì.  ―  It's all my fault.
    不是 / 不是  ―  Kuài qù péi ge bùshì.  ―  Quickly, go and apologise.

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Verb[edit]

不是

  1. to not be
    不是 / 不是  ―  Zhè bùshì wǒ de shū.  ―  This is not my book.
    不是明白只是 [MSC, trad.]
    不是明白只是 [MSC, simp.]
    Bùshì wǒ bù míngbái, wǒ zhǐshì bù xiǎng shuō. [Pinyin]
    It's not that I don't know; it's just that I don't want to say it.

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Adverb[edit]

不是

  1. did [person] not already [verb] to ...
    不是弟弟 [MSC, trad.]
    不是弟弟 [MSC, simp.]
    bùshì shuō le bié jiào wǒ dìdi ma? [Pinyin]
    Didn't I already tell you not to call me "little bro"?