悲劇

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Chinese[edit]

 
sad; sadness; sorrow; grief
 
drama; play; show; severe
trad. (悲劇)
simp. (悲剧)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

悲劇 (classifier / or )

  1. tragedy (event causing great suffering)
  2. tragedy (dramatic genre)

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Adjective[edit]

悲劇

  1. tragic

Synonyms[edit]

  • 杯具 (bēijù) (euphemism)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
げき
Grade: 6
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

悲劇 (hiragana ひげき, romaji higeki)

  1. tragedy
    彼女 (かのじょ)最新 (さいしん)作品 (さくひん)悲劇 (ひげき)というよりも (かな)しい物語 (ものがたり)だ。
    kanojo no saishin no sakuhin wa higeki to iu yori mo kanashii monogatari da.
    Her latest story is more a sad story than a tragedy.

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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.