突然

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Chinese[edit]

to dash; to move forward quickly
 
so; thus; like this; ‑ly; correct; right
simp. and trad.
(突然)

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

突然

  1. sudden; abrupt

Adverb[edit]

突然

  1. suddenly; abruptly
    突然轉身走開 [MSC, trad.]
    突然转身走开 [MSC, simp.]
    tūrán jiù zhuǎnshēn zǒukāi le. [Pinyin]
    He abruptly turned on his heel and walked away.

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 突然 (“suddenly”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 突然忽然猛然驀地乍然倏忽驟然猝然
Mandarin Beijing 突然忽然
Taiwan 突然忽然
Cantonese Guangzhou 突然間忽然間一下無啦啦
Hong Kong 突然間忽然間一下無啦啦
Hong Kong (Weitou) 忽然間
Kuala Lumpur 突然
Hakka Miaoli (N. Sixian) 突然間忽然間好恬恬
Liudui (S. Sixian) 突然間忽然間好恬恬仔
Hsinchu (Hailu) 突然間忽然間好恬恬
Dongshi (Dabu) 突然間忽然間好恬恬
Zhuolan (Raoping) 突然間忽然間好恬恬
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 突然好定泥
Hong Kong 陣時間
Senai 陣間
Min Nan Xiamen 突然忽然暴其然無張無持無張持
Quanzhou 突然忽然無張無持無張持
Zhangzhou 突然忽然暴其然無張無持無張持
Taipei 突然忽然雄雄無張持
Johor Bahru 突然

See also[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
とつ
Grade: S
ぜん
Grade: 4
on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjectival noun[edit]

突然 (-na inflection, hiragana とつぜん, rōmaji totsuzen)

  1. sudden

Synonyms[edit]

Inflection[edit]

Adverb[edit]

突然 (hiragana とつぜん, rōmaji totsuzen)

  1. suddenly

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN