Korean Word Entry

高山流水
Hangul:고산유수
Revised Romanization:gosanyusu
Definitions:
  1. high mountains and running water, the beauty of nature

  2. beautifully (skillfully) played music


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Chinese characters used in this word

tall, high, expensive, lofty, elevated
Readings
Mandarin: ㄍㄠ (gāo), ㄍㄠˋ (gào)
Cantonese: gou1
Japanese: コウ (kou) / たか.い (takai)、 たか (taka)、 -だか (-daka)、 たか.まる (takamaru)、 たか.める (takameru)、 たかさ (takasa)
Korean: 고 (go)
Vietnamese: cao
Variants
Semantic variant form:

mountain, hill, peak
Readings
Mandarin: ㄕㄢ (shān)
Cantonese: saan1
Japanese: サン (san)、 セン (sen) / やま (yama)
Korean: 산 (san)
Vietnamese: san, sơn

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: