全然

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Chinese[edit]

 
all; whole; entire; every; complete
adverbial suffix; -ly
simp. and trad.
(全然)

Pronunciation[edit]


Adverb[edit]

全然

  1. completely, entirely, utterly
    全然 [MSC, trad.]
    全然 [MSC, simp.]
    Wǒ duì cǐ shì quánrán bù zhī. [Pinyin]
    I know absolutely nothing about this matter.

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ぜん
Grade: 3
ぜん
Grade: 4
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

全然 (hiragana ぜんぜん, rōmaji zenzen)

  1. not at all (with negative verb)
     (わたし) (りょう) ()など (ぜん) (ぜん)しない。 () (しん)がないからね。
    Watashi wa ryōri nado zenzen shinai. Jishin ga nai kara ne.
    I don't cook at all, since I lack the confidence.
  2. totally (with affirmative verb)

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References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Adverb[edit]

全然 (jeonyeon) (hangeul 전연)

  1. Hanja form? of 전연, “completely”.