二三

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Chinese[edit]

two; 2 three; 3
simp. and trad.
(二三)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

二三

  1. two or three
  2. a small and uncertain number, a few

Verb[edit]

二三

  1. to change frequently

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
さん
Grade: 1

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

二三 ‎(hiragana にさん, romaji nisan)

  1. two or three, a few
    • 1905, Natsume Sōseki, 吾輩は猫である
      二三 (にさん) (まい) ()枯菊 (かれぎく) (しげ)みに ()ちた
      nisan-mai no ha ga karegiku no shigemi ni ochita
      a few leaves fell onto the thicket of withered chrysanthemum

Usage notes[edit]

The word 二三 (にさん) ‎(nisan) can be used for ambiguity to indicate some amount, even when the speaker knows the correct amount.