意思 yìsi

  1. yìsi noun idea / intention
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (CC-CEDICT '意思'; Guoyu '意思' 1)
  2. yìsi noun meaning
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (CC-CEDICT '意思'; Guoyu '意思' 2)
  3. yìsi noun emotional appeal / interest
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '意思' 3)
  4. yìsi noun friendship
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 交情 (Guoyu '意思' 4)
  5. yìsi noun sincerity
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 诚意 (Guoyu '意思' 5)

Contained in

  • 没意思(沒意思) boring / of no interest ; not sincere ; not reasonable
  • 有意思 interesting / enjoyable / fun ; meaningful ; to have an intention
  • 不好意思 to be embarrassed ; excuse me [for being in the way]
  • 没有意思(沒有意思) boring / of no interest
  • 好意思 to have the nerve / what a cheek! / to feel no shame / to overcome the shame / (is it) proper? (rhetorical question)
  • 小意思 small token / mere trifle (used of one's gifts)
  • 够意思(夠意思) wonderful / great / delightful / very kind / generous

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