Korean Word Entry

乾坤一擲
Hangul:건곡일척
Definition: a final, decisive battle or contest.

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Chinese characters used in this word

drought, dry, dessicate, drink up, heaven, emperor, first hexagram, warming principle of the sun, penetrating and fertilizing, heavenly generative principle (male)
Readings
Mandarin: ㄍㄢ (gān), ㄑㄧㄢˊ (qián)
Cantonese: gon1, kin4
Japanese: カン、 ケン、 ゲン / かわ.く、 かわ.かす、 ほ.す、 ひ.る、 いぬい
Korean: 간, 건
Vietnamese: kiền, can
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divination sign, land, earth, feminine, female
Readings
Mandarin: ㄎㄨㄣ (kūn)
Cantonese: kwan1
Japanese: コン / つち、 ひつじさる
Korean:
Vietnamese: khôn
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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
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hit, resign, throw (down), hurl, cast, fling
Readings
Mandarin: ㄓˋ (zhì), ㄓˊ (zhí)
Cantonese: zaak6
Japanese: テキ、 チャク、 ジャク / なぐ.る、 なげう.つ
Korean:
Vietnamese: trịch
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