Japanese Word Entry

契約の箱

Simplified Japanese form: 契約の箱

Kana:けいやくのはこ
Romaji:keiyakunohako
Definition: Ark of the Covenant

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Chinese characters used in this word

pledge, promise, vow, deed, contract, bond, engrave
Readings
Mandarin: ㄑㄧˋ (qì), ㄒㄧㄝˋ (xiè), ㄑㄧㄝˋ (qiè), ㄐㄧㄝˊ (jié)
Cantonese: kai3, kit3, sit3
Japanese: ケイ (kei)、 セツ (setsu) / ちぎ.る (chigiru)、 きざむ (kizamu)、 わりふ (warifu)
Korean: 계 (gye), 글 (geul), 설 (seol)
Vietnamese: khế, tiết, khiết, khất
Variants
Simplified Japanese form:
Semantic variant form:

promise, approximately, shrink, treaty, agreement, covenant
Readings
Mandarin: ㄩㄝ (yuē), ㄧㄠ (yāo), ㄧㄠˋ (yào), ㄉㄧˋ (dì)
Cantonese: joek3
Japanese: ヤク (yaku) / つづ.まる (tsudumaru)、 つづ.める (tsudumeru)、 つづま.やか (tsudumayaka)、 つずめる (tsuzumeru)、 つずまやか (tsuzumayaka)
Korean: 약 (yag), 요 (yo)
Vietnamese: ước
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:

box, chest, case, bin, railway car, trunk
Readings
Mandarin: ㄒㄧㄤ (xiāng)
Cantonese: soeng1
Japanese: ソウ (sou)、 ショウ (shou) / はこ (hako)
Korean: 상 (sang)
Vietnamese: tương, sương, rương