必死

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Chinese[edit]

 
certainly; must; will
certainly; must; will; necessarily
 
to die; impassable; uncrossable
to die; impassable; uncrossable; inflexible; rigid
simp. and trad.
(必死)

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

必死

  1. mortal; be destined to die

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ひつ > ひっ
Grade: 4

Grade: 3
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

From (hitsu, necessary) + (shi, death).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

必死(ひっし) (hisshi-na (adnominal 必死(ひっし) (hisshi na), adverbial 必死(ひっし) (hisshi ni))

  1. (obsolete) mortal
  2. desperate, frantic
    必死(ひっし)()らいつく
    hisshi ni kuraitsuku
    (please add an English translation of this example)

Usage notes[edit]

Not to be confused with "必至". "必" means "inevitable to become", "必" means "inevitable to die".

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Noun[edit]

必死(ひっし) (hisshi

  1. mortality
  2. desperation
  3. (shogi) brinkmate

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1960, Tetsuo Hirayama (平山輝男, editor), 全国アクセント辞典 (Zenkoku Akusento Jiten, Nationwide Accent Dictionary), (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Tōkyōdō, →ISBN