Japanese Word Entry

相撲を取る
Kana:すもうをとる
Definitions:
  1. to wrestle with, to contest an issue

  2. to take part in sumo


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Chinese characters used in this word

inter-, mutual, together, each other, minister of state, councillor, aspect, phase, physiognomy, reciprocal
Readings
Mandarin: ㄒㄧㄤ (xiāng), ㄒㄧㄤˋ (xiàng)
Cantonese: soeng1, soeng3
Japanese: ソウ、 ショウ / あい-、 あい、 みる、 たすける
Korean:
Vietnamese: tương, tướng

slap, strike, hit, beat, tell, speak, pound, attack
Readings
Mandarin: ㄆㄨ (pū), ㄅㄨˇ (bǔ)
Cantonese: pok3
Japanese: ボク、 ハク、 ホク / うつ
Korean: 박, 복
Vietnamese: phác, bạc, vục
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:
Semantic variant forms:

take, fetch, take up, receive, obtain, select
Readings
Mandarin: ㄑㄩˇ (qǔ), ㄑㄩ (qū)
Cantonese: ceoi2
Japanese: シュ / と.る、 と.り、 と.り-、 -ど.り
Korean:
Vietnamese: thủ