Japanese Word Entry

一番勝負
Kana:いちばんしょうぶ
Definition: contest decided by a single round (bout), contest decided by a single roll of dice, one-shot game (contest), make-or-break game

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Chinese characters used in this word

one, one radical (no.1), a, an, alone
Readings
Mandarin: ㄧ (yī)
Cantonese: jat1
Japanese: イチ、 イツ / ひと-、 ひと.つ、 ひとたび、 はじめ
Korean:
Vietnamese: nhất
Variants
Semantic variant forms:

turn, number in a series, to take turns, a turn, a time, to repeat
Readings
Mandarin: ㄈㄢ (fān), ㄆㄢ (pān), ㄈㄢˊ (fán), ㄅㄛ (bō), ㄆㄛˊ (pó), ㄆㄢˊ (pán), ㄆㄢˋ (pàn), ㄆㄧˊ (pí)
Cantonese: faan1, pun1
Japanese: バン、 ハン / つが.い、 つがう、 つがえる
Korean: 번, 반
Vietnamese: phiên, phan, ba, bà, dẻo, phen
Variants
Semantic variant forms:

victory, win, prevail, excel, be better than
Readings
Mandarin: ㄕㄥˋ (shèng), ㄕㄥ (shēng)
Cantonese: sing1, sing3
Japanese: ショウ / か.つ、 -が.ち、 まさ.る、 すぐ.れる、 たえる
Korean:
Vietnamese: thắng, thăng
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:

defeat, negative, -, minus, bear, owe, assume a responsibility, load, burden, carry
Readings
Mandarin: ㄈㄨˋ (fù)
Cantonese: fu6
Japanese: フ、 ブ / ま.ける、 ま.かす、 お.う、 たのむ
Korean:
Vietnamese: phụ
Variants
Simplified Chinese form: