Japanese Word Entry

二兎を追う
Kana:にとをおう
Romaji:nitowoou
Definition: to chase after two hares, to try and do two things at the same time

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Chinese characters used in this word

two, two radical (no. 7), twice
Readings
Mandarin: ㄦˋ (èr)
Cantonese: ji6
Japanese: ニ (ni)、 ジ (ji) / ふた (futa)、 ふた.つ (futatsu)、 ふたたび (futatabi)
Korean: 이 (i)
Vietnamese: nhị, nhì
Variants
Semantic variant forms:

rabbit, hare
Readings
Mandarin: ㄊㄨˋ (tù)
Cantonese: tou3
Japanese: ト (to)、 ツ (tsu) / うさぎ (usagi)
Korean: 토 (to)
Vietnamese: thỏ
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:
Semantic variant form:

chase, drive away, follow, pursue, meanwhile, chase after, expel
Readings
Mandarin: ㄓㄨㄟ (zhuī), ㄉㄨㄟ (duī), ㄊㄨㄟ (tuī)
Cantonese: zeoi1
Japanese: ツイ (tsui)、 タイ (tai) / お.う (ou)
Korean: 추 (chu), 퇴 (toe)
Vietnamese: truy, đôi