Japanese Word Entry

造船
Kana:ぞうせん
Romaji:zousen
Definition: shipbuilding

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Chinese characters used in this word

create, make, structure, physique, construct, build, begin, prepare
Readings
Mandarin: ㄗㄠˋ (zào), ㄘㄠˋ (cào), ㄘㄠ (cāo)
Cantonese: cou3, cou5, zou6
Japanese: ゾウ (zou) / つく.る (tsukuru)、 つく.り (tsukuri)、 -づく.り (-dukuri)、 いたる (itaru)、 なる (naru)
Korean: 조 (jo)
Vietnamese: tạo, tháo
Variants
Semantic variant form:

ship, boat, vessel
Readings
Mandarin: ㄔㄨㄢˊ (chuán)
Cantonese: syun4
Japanese: セン (sen) / ふね (fune)、 ふな- (funa-)
Korean: 선 (seon)
Vietnamese: thuyền
Variants
Semantic variant forms: