Japanese Word Entry

繩張り

Simplified Japanese form: 縄張り

Kana:なわばり
Romaji:nawabari
Definitions:
  1. stretching a rope around, roping off, cordoning off, demarcation

  2. one's turf, domain, territory, jurisdiction, sphere of influence

Alternative form: 繩張 〔縄張〕

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Chinese characters used in this word

rope, cord, string, measure, restrain
Readings
Mandarin: ㄕㄥˊ (shéng), ㄧㄥˋ (yìng), ㄇㄧㄣˇ (mǐn), ㄕㄥˋ (shèng)
Cantonese: sing4
Japanese: ジョウ (jou)、 ビン (bin)、 ヨウ (you) / なわ (nawa)、 ただ.す (tadasu)
Korean: 승 (seung)
Vietnamese: thằng
Variants
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Simplified Japanese form:

lengthen, counter for bows & stringed instruments, stretch, spread, put up (tent), extend, expand, sheet
Readings
Mandarin: ㄓㄤ (zhāng), ㄓㄤˋ (zhàng)
Cantonese: zoeng1, zoeng3
Japanese: チョウ (chou) / は.る (haru)、 -は.り (-hari)、 -ば.り (-bari)、 はり (hari)
Korean: 장 (jang)
Vietnamese: trương, trướng
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