Japanese Word Entry

伯仲
Kana:はくちゅう
Definitions:
  1. being evenly matched, being equal with, being on a par with, being well contested

  2. eldest and second eldest brother, older and younger brother


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Chinese characters used in this word

chief, count, earl, uncle, Brazil, older brother, father's elder brother, senior male 'sire', feudal rank 'count'
Readings
Mandarin: ㄅㄛˊ (bó), ㄅㄞˇ (bǎi), ㄅㄚˋ (bà), ㄇㄛˋ (mò)
Cantonese: baa3, baak3
Japanese: ハク、 ハ / おさ、 はたがしら
Korean: 백, 패
Vietnamese:
Variants
Semantic variant form:

go-between, relationship, middle brother, go between, mediator, surname
Readings
Mandarin: ㄓㄨㄥˋ (zhòng)
Cantonese: zung6
Japanese: チュウ / なか
Korean:
Vietnamese: trọng