不足

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Chinese[edit]

not; no foot; to be sufficient
simp. and trad.
(不足)

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

不足

  1. insufficient; inadequate

Noun[edit]

不足

  1. inadequacy; deficiency; dearth; shortage; want; lack
    計劃資金不足流產 [MSC, trad.]
    计划资金不足流产 [MSC, simp.]
    Jìhuà yīn zījīn bùzú ér liúchǎn. [Pinyin]
    The plan fell through due to a shortage of funding.

Verb[edit]

不足

  1. (literary) not worth ... ; no need to ...

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
そく
Grade: 1
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese 不足 (MC pɨu t͡sɨok̚, “not + enough”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

不足 (-na inflection, hiragana ふそく, rōmaji fusoku)

  1. insufficient
  2. unsatisfactory

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

不足 (hiragana ふそく, rōmaji fusoku)

  1. insufficiency, shortage, deficiency, lack
    睡眠 (すいみん)不足 (ぶそく)
    suiminbusoku
    lack of sleep, insufficient sleep, sleep deprivation
  2. dissatisfaction

Antonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

不足する (hiragana ふそくする, rōmaji fusoku suru)

  1. to give out, to run short

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  • 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.
  • 2002, Yasuo Kitahara, 明鏡国語辞典 (Meikyō Kokugo Jiten), First Edition (in Japanese), Tokyo: Taishūkan Shoten, →ISBN

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

不足 (bujok) (hangeul 부족)

  1. Hanja form? of 부족, “insufficiency”.