Japanese Word Entry

適者生存

Simplified Japanese form: 適者生存

Kana:てきしゃせいぞん
Definition: survival of the fittest

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Chinese characters used in this word

suitable, occasional, rare, qualified, capable, match, comfortable, just
Readings
Mandarin: ㄕˋ (shì), ㄎㄨㄛˋ (kuò), ㄉㄧˊ (dí), ㄊㄧˋ (tì), ㄓㄜˊ (zhé)
Cantonese: dik1, sik1
Japanese: テキ、 セキ / かな.う、 ゆく、 まさに
Korean: 적, 척
Vietnamese: thích, đích
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:

someone, person, that which, he who, those who
Readings
Mandarin: ㄓㄜˇ (zhě)
Cantonese: ze2
Japanese: シャ / もの
Korean:
Vietnamese: giả
Variants
Simplified Japanese form:

life, genuine, birth, living, lifetime
Readings
Mandarin: ㄕㄥ (shēng)
Cantonese: saang1, sang1
Japanese: セイ、 ショウ / い.きる、 い.かす、 い.ける、 う.まれる、 う.まれ、 う.む、 お.う、 は.える、 は.やす、 き、 なま、 なま-、 な.る、 な.す、 む.す、 -う
Korean:
Vietnamese: sanh, sinh

exist, suppose, be aware of, believe, feel, live, be, survive, remain
Readings
Mandarin: ㄘㄨㄣˊ (cún)
Cantonese: cyun4
Japanese: ソン、 ゾン / ながら.える、 あ.る、 たも.つ、 と.う
Korean:
Vietnamese: tồn