Japanese Word Entry

使徒書簡
Kana:しとしょかん
Definition: the Epistles (of the New Testament)

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Chinese characters used in this word

使 use, send on a mission, order, messenger, envoy, ambassador, cause
Readings
Mandarin: ㄕˇ (shǐ), ㄕˋ (shì)
Cantonese: sai2, si2, si3
Japanese: シ / つか.う、 つか.い、 -つか.い、 -づか.い
Korean:
Vietnamese: sử, sứ

on foot, junior, emptiness, vanity, futility, uselessness, ephemeral thing, gang, set, party, people, disciple, follower, go on foot
Readings
Mandarin: ㄊㄨˊ (tú)
Cantonese: tou4
Japanese: ト / いたずら、 あだ、 かち、 ともがら、 いたずらに
Korean:
Vietnamese: đồ

write, book, letter, document, writings
Readings
Mandarin: ㄕㄨ (shū)
Cantonese: syu1
Japanese: ショ / か.く、 -が.き、 ふみ
Korean:
Vietnamese: thư
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:

simplicity, brevity, simple, terse, succinct, letter
Readings
Mandarin: ㄐㄧㄢˇ (jiǎn)
Cantonese: gaan2
Japanese: カン、 ケン / えら.ぶ、 ふだ
Korean:
Vietnamese: giản
Variants
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