Japanese Word Entry

前衞派

Simplified Japanese form: 前衛派

Kana:ぜんえいは
Romaji:zen'eiha
Definition: the avant-garde

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Chinese characters used in this word

in front, before, forward, preceding
Readings
Mandarin: ㄑㄧㄢˊ (qián), ㄐㄧㄢˇ (jiǎn)
Cantonese: cin4
Japanese: ゼン (zen)、 セン (sen) / まえ (mae)、 -まえ (-mae)、 すすむ (susumu)
Korean: 전 (jeon)
Vietnamese: tiền

defense, guard, protect, defend
Readings
Mandarin: ㄨㄟˋ (wèi)
Cantonese: wai6
Japanese: エイ (ei)、 エ (e) / まも.る (mamoru)
Korean: 위 (wi)
Vietnamese: vệ
Variants
Simplified Japanese form:
Semantic variant form:

faction, group, party, clique, sect, school, school of thought, branch
Readings
Mandarin: ㄆㄞˋ (pài), ㄆㄚ (pā), ㄇㄞˋ (mài), ㄅㄞˋ (bài)
Cantonese: paai1, paai3
Japanese: ハ (ha) / わかれる (wakareru)
Korean: 파 (pa)
Vietnamese: phái