Chinese Word Entry

降職

Simplified Chinese form: 降职

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄐㄧㄤˋ ㄓˊ
Mandarin (Pinyin): jiàng zhí
Cantonese (Jyutping): gong3 zik1
Definition: to demote (to a lower rank)

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Chinese characters used in this word

descend, precipitate, fall, surrender, drop, lower, down
Readings
Mandarin: ㄐㄧㄤˋ (jiàng), ㄒㄧㄤˊ (xiáng), ㄒㄧㄤˋ (xiàng)
Cantonese: gong3, hong4
Japanese: コウ (kou)、 ゴ (go) / お.りる (oriru)、 お.ろす (orosu)、 ふ.る (furu)、 ふ.り (furi)、 くだ.る (kudaru)、 くだ.す (kudasu)、 たぐる (taguru)
Korean: 항 (hang), 강 (gang)
Vietnamese: hàng, giáng

post, employment, work, duty, profession, office
Readings
Mandarin: ㄓˊ (zhí), ㄊㄜˋ (tè)
Cantonese: zik1
Japanese: ショク (shoku)、 ソク (soku)、 トク (toku)、 シキ (shiki) / つかさ (tsukasa)、 つとめ (tsutome)、 つかさどる (tsukasadoru)
Korean: 직 (jig)
Vietnamese: chức
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