Japanese Word Entry

中國將棋

Simplified Japanese form: 中国将棋

Kana:ちゅうごくしょうぎ
Definition: Chinese chess, xiangqi
Alternative form: 中國象棋 〔中国象棋〕

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Chinese characters used in this word

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

country, nation, nation-state
Readings
Mandarin: ㄍㄨㄛˊ (guó)
Cantonese: gwok3
Japanese: コク / くに
Korean:
Vietnamese: quốc
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commander, general, admiral, will, going to, future
Readings
Mandarin: ㄐㄧㄤ (jiāng), ㄐㄧㄤˋ (jiàng), ㄑㄧㄤ (qiāng), ㄧㄤˊ (yáng), ㄐㄧㄤˇ (jiǎng)
Cantonese: zoeng1, zoeng3
Japanese: ショウ、 ソウ / まさ.に、 はた、 ひきい.る、 もって
Korean:
Vietnamese: tương, thương, tướng
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chess piece, Japanese chess, shogi, chess, any game similar to chess
Readings
Mandarin: ㄑㄧˊ (qí), ㄐㄧ (jī)
Cantonese: kei4
Japanese: キ、 ギ / ご
Korean:
Vietnamese: kỳ, kí, cời
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elephant, pattern after, imitate, image, shape, sign (of the times), ivory, figure
Readings
Mandarin: ㄒㄧㄤˋ (xiàng)
Cantonese: zoeng6
Japanese: ショウ、 ゾウ / かたど.る、 かた、 のり
Korean:
Vietnamese: tượng
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