Japanese Word Entry

浮世の習い
Kana:うきよのならい
Romaji:ukiyononarai
Definition: the way of the world, the lay of the land, the inescapable circumstances (of life), (just) the way things are

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Chinese characters used in this word

floating, float, rise to surface, to float, drift, waft, to exceed, superfluous
Readings
Mandarin: ㄈㄨˊ (fú)
Cantonese: fau4
Japanese: フ (fu) / う.く (uku)、 う.かれる (ukareru)、 う.かぶ (ukabu)、 う.かべる (ukaberu)、 うき (uki)
Korean: 부 (bu)
Vietnamese: phù

generation, world, society, public, era
Readings
Mandarin: ㄕˋ (shì)
Cantonese: sai3
Japanese: セイ (sei)、 セ (se)、 ソウ (sou) / よ (yo)
Korean: 세 (se)
Vietnamese: thế
Variants
Semantic variant form:

learn, practice, flapping wings
Readings
Mandarin: ㄒㄧˊ (xí)
Cantonese: zaap6
Japanese: シュウ (shuu)、 ジュ (ju)、 ジュウ (juu) / なら.う (narau)、 なら.い (narai)
Korean: 습 (seub)
Vietnamese: tập
Variants
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