Japanese Word Entry

勝負
Kana:しょうぶ
Definitions:
  1. victory or defeat

  2. match, contest, game, bout


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Chinese characters used in this word

victory, win, prevail, excel, be better than
Readings
Mandarin: ㄕㄥˋ (shèng), ㄕㄥ (shēng)
Cantonese: sing1, sing3
Japanese: ショウ / か.つ、 -が.ち、 まさ.る、 すぐ.れる、 たえる
Korean:
Vietnamese: thắng, thăng
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:

defeat, negative, -, minus, bear, owe, assume a responsibility, load, burden, carry
Readings
Mandarin: ㄈㄨˋ (fù)
Cantonese: fu6
Japanese: フ、 ブ / ま.ける、 ま.かす、 お.う、 たのむ
Korean:
Vietnamese: phụ
Variants
Simplified Chinese form: