Japanese Word Entry

酸いも甘いも嚙み分ける

Simplified Japanese form: 酸いも甘いも噛み分ける

Kana:すいもあまいもかみわける
Romaji:suimoamaimokamiwakeru
Definition: to be experienced in the ways of the world, to taste the bitter and the sweet
Alternative forms: 酸いも甘いもかみ分ける 、 酸いも甘いもかみわける

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Chinese characters used in this word

acid, bitterness, sour, tart, stiff, spoiled
Readings
Mandarin: ㄙㄨㄢ (suān)
Cantonese: syun1
Japanese: サン (san) / す.い (sui)、 す (su)、 つらい (tsurai)
Korean: 산 (san)
Vietnamese: toan
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sweet, coax, pamper, be content, sugary, sweetness, tasty
Readings
Mandarin: ㄍㄢ (gān), ㄏㄢ (hān)
Cantonese: gam1
Japanese: カン (kan) / あま.い (amai)、 あま.える (amaeru)、 あま.やかす (amayakasu)、 うま.い (umai)、 あまんじる (amanjiru)
Korean: 감 (gam)
Vietnamese: cam, bả

bite, gnaw
Readings
Mandarin: ㄋㄧㄝˋ (niè), ㄧㄠˇ (yǎo)
Cantonese: jit6, ngat6, ngit6
Japanese: コウ (kou)、 ゴウ (gou) / か.む (kamu)、 か.じる (kajiru)、 かみ (kami)
Korean: 교 (gyo)
Vietnamese: giảo, khiết, niết, rỉ
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Semantic variant forms:

part, minute of time, segment, share, degree, one's lot, duty, understand, know, rate, 1%, chances, shaku/100, divide, small unit of time etc.
Readings
Mandarin: ㄈㄣ (fēn), ㄈㄣˋ (fèn), ㄈㄣˊ (fén), ㄅㄢˋ (bàn)
Cantonese: fan1, fan6
Japanese: ブン (bun)、 フン (fun)、 ブ (bu) / わ.ける (wakeru)、 わ.け (wake)、 わ.かれる (wakareru)、 わ.かる (wakaru)、 わ.かつ (wakatsu)
Korean: 분 (bun)
Vietnamese: phân, phận
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