Japanese Word Entry

故障
Kana:こしょう
Definitions:
  1. breakdown, failure, fault, accident, out of order

  2. damage, hurt

  3. objection, protest


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Chinese characters used in this word

happenstance, especially, intentionally, reason, cause, circumstances, the late, therefore, consequently, ancient, old, because
Readings
Mandarin: ㄍㄨˋ (gù)
Cantonese: gu3
Japanese: コ / ゆえ、 ふる.い、 もと、 こと、 ことさらに
Korean:
Vietnamese: cố

hinder, hurt, harm, separate, shield, barricade
Readings
Mandarin: ㄓㄤˋ (zhàng), ㄓㄤ (zhāng)
Cantonese: zoeng3
Japanese: ショウ / さわ.る、 へだて、 ふせぐ
Korean:
Vietnamese: chướng