Chinese Word Entry

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄅㄨˋ
Mandarin (Pinyin):
Cantonese (Jyutping): bou6
Definitions:
  1. ministry

  2. department

  3. section

  4. part

  5. division

  6. troops

  7. board

  8. classifier for works of literature, films, machines etc


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Chinese characters used in this word

section, bureau, dept, class, copy, part, portion, counter for copies of a newspaper or magazine, division
Readings
Mandarin: ㄅㄨˋ (bù), ㄆㄡˇ (pǒu)
Cantonese: bou6
Japanese: ブ (bu)、 ホ (ho)、 ホウ (hou) / -べ (-be)、 わける (wakeru)、 すべる (suberu)、 つかさ (tsukasa)
Korean: 부 (bu)
Vietnamese: bộ
Variants
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