Japanese Word Entry

五月革命
Kana:ごがつかくめい
Definition: events of May 1968 (strikes, protests and riots in France)

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Chinese characters used in this word

five, surname
Readings
Mandarin: ㄨˇ (wǔ)
Cantonese: ng5
Japanese: ゴ / いつ、 いつ.つ
Korean:
Vietnamese: ngũ
Variants
Semantic variant forms:

month, moon, KangXi radical 74
Readings
Mandarin: ㄩㄝˋ (yuè), ㄖㄨˋ (rù)
Cantonese: jyut6
Japanese: ゲツ、 ガツ / つき
Korean:
Vietnamese: nguyệt

leather, skin, reform, become serious, animal hides, rad. 177
Readings
Mandarin: ㄍㄜˊ (gé), ㄐㄧˊ (jí), ㄐㄧˇ (jǐ)
Cantonese: gaak3, gaap3, gik1
Japanese: カク、 キョク / かわ、 あらたまる、 あらためる
Korean: 혁, 극
Vietnamese: cách, cức

fate, command, decree, destiny, life, appoint, luck, an order, instruction
Readings
Mandarin: ㄇㄧㄥˋ (mìng)
Cantonese: meng6, ming6
Japanese: メイ、 ミョウ / いのち、 おおせ、 みこと
Korean:
Vietnamese: mệnh