悲劇

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See also: 悲剧

Chinese[edit]

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

Etymology[edit]

Wasei kango (和製漢語), borrowed from Japanese 悲劇 (ひげき) (higeki)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

悲劇

  1. tragedy (event causing great suffering) (Classifier: m;  m)
  2. tragedy (dramatic genre)

Antonyms[edit]

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, rōmaji higeki)

  1. tragedy (type of drama or similar work)
    彼女 () () ()作品 (さいしんのさくひん)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.
  2. tragedy (event causing great suffering)

Antonyms[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

悲劇 (bigeuk) (hangeul 비극)

  1. Hanja form? of 비극, “tragedy”.