不得已
(bùdéyǐ)

HSK 6

Meaning

  1. act against one's will
  2. have no alternative

Stroke Order

Traditional Chinese


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Pinyin Converter

  • bùdéyǐ > bu4 de2 yi3

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  • 2: Second Tone 二声
  • 3: Third Tone 三声
  • 4: Fourth Tone 四声
  • 5: Fifth Tone (neutral) 五声

Words sharing similar characters

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
不得已而为之 bù dé yǐ ér wéi zhī to have no other choice/to be the last resort
迫不得已 pò bù dé yǐ to have no alternative (idiom)/compelled by circumstances/forced into sth
万不得已 wàn bù dé yǐ only when absolutely essential (idiom)/as a last resort

HSK 1

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HSK 2

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HSK 3

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HSK 4

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HSK 6

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