事情

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Chinese[edit]

 
matter; thing; item; work; affair
 
feeling; emotion; passion; situation
simp. and trad.
(事情)
anagram 情事

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

事情

  1. (countable) matter; affair; something; business; thing (Classifier: )
    處理事情 / 处理事情  ―  chǔlǐ shìqíng  ―  to handle a matter
    找到事情根源  ―  zhǎodào shìqíng de gēnyuán  ―  to get to the root of the matter
    事情 [MSC, trad.]
    事情 [MSC, simp.]
    Wǒ yào qù bàn diǎn shìqíng le. [Pinyin]
    I need to go take care of something.
    事情發生去年夏天 [MSC, trad.]
    事情发生去年夏天 [MSC, simp.]
    Shìqíng fāshēng zài qùnián xiàtiān. [Pinyin]
    It happened last summer.
  2. (uncountable) job; task; work
    事情  ―  zhǎo shìqíng zuò  ―  to look for work
  3. (uncountable) mistake; accident
    事情  ―  chū shìqíng  ―  to make a mistake

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 事情 (“affair; matter”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 事情
Mandarin Beijing 事兒
Taiwan
Jinan 事兒
Xi'an 事情,
Wuhan 事情,
Chengdu 事情,
Yangzhou 事情,
Hefei
Cantonese Guangzhou , 事幹
Hong Kong , 事幹
Yangjiang , 事幹
Gan Nanchang
Hakka Meixian 事情,
Jin Taiyuan 事情,
Min Bei Jian'ou
Min Dong Fuzhou 事計,
Min Nan Xiamen 代誌
Quanzhou 代誌
Zhangzhou 代誌
Taipei 代誌
Kaohsiung 代誌
Tainan 代誌
Taichung 代誌
Wuqi 代誌
Hsinchu 代誌
Taitung 代誌
Lukang 代誌
Yilan 代誌
Magong 代誌
Penang 代誌
Singapore 代誌
Philippines (Manila) 代誌
Chaozhou
Wu Shanghai 事體
Suzhou 事體
Wenzhou 事幹
Xiang Changsha 路徑, , 路子徑, 路子,
Shuangfeng 道路,

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
じょう
Grade: 5
on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

事情 (hiragana じじょう, rōmaji jijō)

  1. circumstances
  2. reasons

Synonyms[edit]

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

事情 (sajeong) (hangeul 사정)

  1. Hanja form? of 사정 (reason; circumstance; situation).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

事情

  1. Hán tự form of sự tình.