是非

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Chinese[edit]

 
is; are; am; yes; to be
 
(be) not; wrong; blame; Africa
simp. and trad.
(是非)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

是非

  1. right and wrong
    是非 / 是非  ―  shìfēi  ―  true-false question
    分辨是非  ―  fēnbiàn shìfēi  ―  to distinguish right from wrong
  2. dispute; quarrel

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: S

Grade: 5
on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

是非 (hiragana ぜひ, rōmaji zehi)

  1. right and wrong

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Adverb[edit]

是非 (hiragana ぜひ, rōmaji zehi)

  1. certainly, without fail, by all means
  2. (polite, circumlocutionary) please

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.