Japanese Word Entry

鳳雛
Kana:ほうすう
Romaji:housuu
Definition: gifted young person who shows much promise

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Chinese characters used in this word

male mythical bird, male phoenix, symbol of joy
Readings
Mandarin: ㄈㄥˋ (fèng)
Cantonese: fung6
Japanese: ホウ (hou)、 フウ (fuu) / おおとり (ootori)
Korean: 봉 (bong)
Vietnamese: phượng
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chick, squab, duckling, doll, fledging, infant, toddler
Readings
Mandarin: ㄔㄨˊ (chú), ㄐㄩˊ (jú), ㄐㄩˋ (jù)
Cantonese: co1, co4
Japanese: スウ (suu)、 ス (su)、 ジュ (ju) / ひな (hina)、 ひよこ (hiyoko)
Korean: 추 (chu)
Vietnamese: sồ
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