Japanese Word Entry

藪の中
Kana:やぶのなか
Definition: inability to discern the truth due to conflicting testimony (name derived the Akutagawa Ryūnosuke story "In A Grove")

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Chinese characters used in this word

thicket, bush, underbrush, grove, marsh, swamp, wild country, clump of trees or bushes
Readings
Mandarin: ㄙㄡˇ (sǒu), ㄕㄨˇ (shǔ), ㄘㄡˋ (còu)
Cantonese: sau2
Japanese: ソウ / やぶ
Korean:
Vietnamese: tẩu, sú
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:
Simplified Japanese form:
Semantic variant form:

in, inside, middle, mean, center, central, in the midst of, hit (target), attain
Readings
Mandarin: ㄓㄨㄥ (zhōng), ㄓㄨㄥˋ (zhòng)
Cantonese: zung1, zung3
Japanese: チュウ / なか、 うち、 あた.る
Korean:
Vietnamese: trung, trúng