生氣

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Chinese[edit]

 
to be born; to give birth; life
to be born; to give birth; life; to grow; student; raw
 
gas; air; smell
gas; air; smell; weather; vital breath; to make sb. angry; to get angry; to be enraged
trad. (生氣)
simp. (生气)

Etymology 1[edit]

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生氣

  1. to be angry; to get upset; to be mad
    生氣 / 生气  ―  Nǐ wèi zhè shēngqì ò.  ―  So that's what you're upset about?
    不是而是自己 [MSC, trad.]
    不是而是自己 [MSC, simp.]
    Wǒ bùshì shēng tā de , érshì shēng zìjǐ de . [Pinyin]
    I'm not angry with her, but I'm angry with myself.
    這麼一點兒事兒生氣值當 [MSC, trad.]
    这么一点儿事儿生气值当 [MSC, simp.]
    Jiù wèi zhème yīdiǎnr shìr shēngqì, zhídàng de ma? [Pinyin]
    Is it worth getting angry over such a little thing?
Usage notes[edit]

To say "to be angry with somebody", put somebody + (de) in between 生氣: for example 生她的氣 means "to be angry with her".

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Noun[edit]

生氣

  1. life; vitality; animation
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Adjective[edit]

生氣

  1. (Hokkien) having an unpleasant, wild taste (of cooked food)
  2. (Xiamen Hokkien) rigid and unamiable
  3. (Quanzhou Hokkien) rash and lacking in common sense

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Verb[edit]

生氣

  1. (Xiamen Hokkien) to make trouble; to create a disturbance
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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
せい
Grade: 1

Jinmeiyō
on’yomi

Noun[edit]

(せい)() (seiki (kyūjitai, shinjitai 生気)

  1. Kyūjitai form of 生気: energy, liveliness, enthusiasm

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