Chinese Traditional: 悲劇
Chinese Simplified: 悲剧
Pinyin: bei1 ju4
Zhuyin: ㄅㄟ ㄐㄩˋ
English Meaning: tragedy
German Meaning: Tragödie, Tragik
Classifier: (chang3) or (chu1)

Example Sentences:

我不喜歡悲劇小說。
我不喜欢悲剧小说。
wo3 bu4 xi3 huan1 bei1 ju4 xiao3 shuo1.
I don't like tragic novels.
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死了一個人是場悲劇,死了幾百萬人只是個統計數字。
死了一个人是场悲剧,死了几百万人只是个统计数字。
si3 le5 yi2 ge5 ren2 shi4 chang3 bei1 ju4, si3 le5 ji3 bai3 wan4 ren2 zhi3 shi4 ge5 tong3 ji4 shu4 zi4.
The death of one man is a tragedy, the death of millions is a statistic.
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Related Words:

 

bēi

1. sadness, sorrow, grief 2. compassion 3. to feel compassion for

Here: sadness, sorrow, grief

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1. drama, play, theatrical performance 2. acute, severe

Here: drama, play, theatrical performance

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