Japanese Word Entry

八百八町
Kana:はっぴゃくやちょう
Romaji:happyakuyachou
Definition: the whole enormous extent of Edo, from one side of Edo to the other

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Chinese characters used in this word

eight, eight radical (no. 12), all around, all sides
Readings
Mandarin: ㄅㄚ (bā), ㄅㄚˊ (bá)
Cantonese: baat3
Japanese: ハチ (hachi)、 ハツ (hatsu) / や (ya)、 や.つ (yatsu)、 やっ.つ (yattsu)、 よう (you)、 やたび (yatabi)
Korean: 팔 (pal)
Vietnamese: bát
Variants
Semantic variant form:

hundred, one hundred, numerous, many
Readings
Mandarin: ㄅㄞˇ (bǎi), ㄅㄛˊ (bó), ㄇㄛˋ (mò)
Cantonese: baak3
Japanese: ヒャク (hyaku)、 ビャク (byaku)、 ハク (haku) / もも (momo)
Korean: 백 (baeg), 맥 (maeg)
Vietnamese: bách, bá, mạch, vầu
Variants
Semantic variant form:

town, village, block, street, raised path between fields
Readings
Mandarin: ㄊㄧㄥˇ (tǐng), ㄉㄧㄥ (dīng), ㄊㄧㄥ (tīng), ㄓㄥˋ (zhèng), ㄊㄧㄢˇ (tiǎn)
Cantonese: ting2
Japanese: チョウ (chou)、 テイ (tei) / まち (machi)
Korean: 정 (jeong)
Vietnamese: đinh