Japanese Word Entry

行雲流水
Kana:こううんりゅうすい
Romaji:kouunryuusui
Definition: (metaphorically) floating with the tide

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Chinese characters used in this word

going, journey, carry out, conduct, act, line, row, bank, go, walk, move, travel, circulate
Readings
Mandarin: ㄒㄧㄥˊ (xíng), ㄏㄤˊ (háng), ㄏㄤˋ (hàng), ㄒㄧㄥˋ (xìng), ㄏㄥˊ (héng)
Cantonese: haang4, hang4, hang6, hong4
Japanese: コウ (kou)、 ギョウ (gyou)、 アン (an) / い.く (iku)、 ゆ.く (yuku)、 -ゆ.き (-yuki)、 -い.き (-iki)、 おこな.う (okonau)
Korean: 행 (haeng), 항 (hang)
Vietnamese: hành, hạnh, hàng, hạng

cloud, clouds, Yunnan province
Readings
Mandarin: ㄩㄣˊ (yún)
Cantonese: wan4
Japanese: ウン (un) / くも (kumo)、 -ぐも (-gumo)
Korean: 운 (un)
Vietnamese: vân
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:

current, a sink, flow, forfeit, circulate, drift, class
Readings
Mandarin: ㄌㄧㄡˊ (liú)
Cantonese: lau4
Japanese: リュウ (ryuu)、 ル (ru) / なが.れる (nagareru)、 なが.れ (nagare)、 なが.す (nagasu)、 -なが.す (-nagasu)
Korean: 류 (ryu), 유 (yu)
Vietnamese: lưu

water, liquid, lotion, juice
Readings
Mandarin: ㄕㄨㄟˇ (shuǐ)
Cantonese: seoi2
Japanese: スイ (sui) / みず (mizu)、 みず- (mizu-)
Korean: 수 (su)
Vietnamese: thủy, héo, thuỷ
Variants
Semantic variant form: