非常

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Chinese[edit]

 
(be) not; wrong; blame; Africa
 
always; ever; often; frequently; common; general; constant
simp. and trad.
(非常)

Pronunciation[edit]


Adverb[edit]

非常

  1. extremely; very; highly
    非常感謝 / 非常感谢  ―  fēicháng gǎnxiè  ―  to be extremely grateful
    非常努力工作  ―  fēicháng nǔlì de gōngzuò  ―  to work extremely hard
    胸懷十分豁達並且意念非常堅強領袖 [MSC, trad.]
    胸怀十分豁达并且意念非常坚强领袖 [MSC, simp.]
    Tā shì yī wèi xiōnghuái shífēn huòdá, bìngqiě yìniàn fēicháng jiānqiáng de lǐngxiù. [Pinyin]
    He's a very broad-minded and strong-willed leader.

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of (“very; quite”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 非常, , 十分,
Mandarin Beijing , , 倍兒
Taiwan ,
Tianjin ,
Jinan ,
Xi'an
Wuhan ,
Chengdu ,
Yangzhou , ,
Hefei
Cantonese Guangzhou
Hong Kong
Taishan
Yangjiang
Gan Nanchang
Hakka Meixian
Miaoli (N. Sixian) , ,
Liudui (S. Sixian) , ,
Hsinchu (Hailu) , ,
Dongshi (Dabu) , ,
Hsinchu (Raoping) , ,
Yunlin (Zhao'an) , , 實在
Sabah
Jin Taiyuan ,
Min Bei Jian'ou
Min Dong Fuzhou ,
Min Nan Xiamen , , , 有夠
Quanzhou , , , 有夠
Zhangzhou , , , 足範, 有夠, 出奇, 極死, 見死
Taipei ,
Kaohsiung 有夠, , , ,
Tainan 有夠, , , ,
Taichung , ,
Hsinchu ,
Lukang ,
Sanxia ,
Yilan 有夠, , ,
Kinmen ,
Magong ,
Penang , , 真正
Philippines (Manila) ,
Chaozhou
Wu Shanghai ,
Suzhou
Wenzhou , ,
Xiang Changsha ,
Shuangfeng

Adjective[edit]

非常

  1. (literary) unusual; special; not the run of the mill; extraordinary; exceptional

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 5
じょう
Grade: 5
on’yomi

Adjectival noun[edit]

非常 (-na inflection, hiragana ひじょう, rōmaji hijō)

  1. extraordinary, unusual

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

非常 (hiragana ひじょう, rōmaji hijō)

  1. emergency

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

非常 (bisang) (hangeul 비상)

  1. emergency

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Adjective[edit]

非常

  1. Hán tự form of phi thường (extraordinary).