平凡

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Chinese[edit]

 
flat; level; equal; to make the same score; to tie; to draw; calm; peaceful
 
ordinary; every; all; whatever; worldly
simp. and trad.
(平凡)

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Adjective[edit]

平凡

  1. (of a person) mediocre, common, ordinary
  2. (of a life) simple, uneventful

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
へい
Grade: 3
ぼん
Grade: S
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

(へい, hei: “common”) + (ぼん, bon: “ordinary”)

Adjectival noun[edit]

平凡 (-na inflection, hiragana へいぼん, romaji heibon)

  1. mediocre, ordinary
    平凡な政治家
    a mediocre politician
    平凡な才能
    an ordinary talent

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Noun[edit]

平凡 (hiragana へいぼん, romaji heibon)

  1. mediocrity

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