Chinese Word Entry

阿摩司書

Simplified Chinese form: 阿摩司书

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄚ ㄇㄛˊ ㄙ ㄕㄨ
Mandarin (Pinyin): Ā mó sī shū
Cantonese (Jyutping): aa3 mo1 si1 syu1
Definition: Book of Amos, one of the books of the Nevi'im and of the Christian Old Testament

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Chinese characters used in this word

Africa, flatter, fawn upon, corner, nook, recess, prefix for people's names, used in transliteration
Readings
Mandarin: ㄚ (ā), ㄜ (ē), ㄚ˙ (a), ㄚˊ (á), ㄚˋ (à), ㄜˇ (ě), ㄚˇ (ǎ)
Cantonese: aa2, aa3, aak3, o1
Japanese: ア、 オ / おもね.る、 くま、 お
Korean: 아, 옥
Vietnamese: a, á

chafe, rub, polish, grind, scrape, scour, friction
Readings
Mandarin: ㄇㄛˊ (mó), ㄇㄚ (mā), ㄇㄧˊ (mí)
Cantonese: mo1
Japanese: マ / ま.する、 さす.る、 す.る
Korean:
Vietnamese: ma

director, official, govt office, rule, administer, take charge of, control, manage, officer
Readings
Mandarin: ㄙ (sī), ㄘˊ (cí), ㄙˋ (sì)
Cantonese: si1
Japanese: シ / つかさど.る、 つかさ
Korean:
Vietnamese: ti, tư

write, book, letter, document, writings
Readings
Mandarin: ㄕㄨ (shū)
Cantonese: syu1
Japanese: ショ / か.く、 -が.き、 ふみ
Korean:
Vietnamese: thư
Variants
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