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对不起
Main
English Definitionunworthy; to let down; I'm sorry; excuse me; pardon me; if you please; sorry? (please repeat)
Simplified Script对不起
Traditional Script對不起
Pinyinduì bù qǐ
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄉㄨㄟˋ ㄅㄨˋ ㄑㄧˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)deoi3 bat1 hei2
Part of Speech(形) adjective, (习惯用语) idiomatic expression
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=1; TOP=Basic
Word Decomposition
duìright; correct; couple; pair; towards; at; for; to face; opposite; to treat (somebody a certain way); to match together; to adjust; to fit; to suit; to answer; to reply; classifier: couple
(negative prefix); not; no
to rise; to raise; to get up; to set out; to start; to appear; to launch; to initiate (action); to draft; to establish; to get (from a depot or counter); verb suffix, to start; (before place or time) starting from; measure word for occurrences or unpredictable events: case, instance; measure word for groups: batch, group

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