Japanese Word Entry

花競べ
Kana:はなくらべ
Definition: flower-comparing contest (Heian period)

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Chinese characters used in this word

flower, blossoms
Readings
Mandarin: ㄏㄨㄚ (huā)
Cantonese: faa1
Japanese: カ、 ケ / はな
Korean:
Vietnamese: hoa
Variants
Semantic variant forms:

emulate, compete with, bid, sell at auction, bout, contest, race, contend, vie, compete
Readings
Mandarin: ㄐㄧㄥˋ (jìng)
Cantonese: ging3, ging6
Japanese: キョウ、 ケイ / きそ.う、 せ.る、 くら.べる
Korean:
Vietnamese: cạnh
Variants
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