Japanese Word Entry

浮き彫り
Kana:うきぼり
Romaji:ukibori
Definitions:
  1. relief, embossed carving

  2. bringing to the fore, throwing something into relief

Alternative forms: 浮彫り 、 浮彫 、 浮き彫

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Chinese characters used in this word

floating, float, rise to surface, to float, drift, waft, to exceed, superfluous
Readings
Mandarin: ㄈㄨˊ (fú)
Cantonese: fau4
Japanese: フ (fu) / う.く (uku)、 う.かれる (ukareru)、 う.かぶ (ukabu)、 う.かべる (ukaberu)、 うき (uki)
Korean: 부 (bu)
Vietnamese: phù

carve, engrave, chisel, decorate, emaciated
Readings
Mandarin: ㄉㄧㄠ (diāo)
Cantonese: diu1
Japanese: チョウ (chou) / ほ.る (horu)、 -ぼ.り (-bori)
Korean: 조 (jo)
Vietnamese: điêu
Variants
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