Chinese Word Entry

陪襯

Simplified Chinese form: 陪衬

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄆㄟˊ ㄔㄣˋ
Mandarin (Pinyin): péi chèn
Cantonese (Jyutping): pui4 can3
Definitions:
  1. to enhance by contrast

  2. to set off

  3. to serve as a background in order to bring out the subject with greater brilliance

  4. to serve as a prop

  5. a foil


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Chinese characters used in this word

obeisance, follow, accompany, attend on, be with, keep company
Readings
Mandarin: ㄆㄟˊ (péi)
Cantonese: pui4
Japanese: バイ (bai)、 ハイ (hai) / したがう (shitagau)
Korean: 배 (bae)
Vietnamese: bồi

underwear, inner garments
Readings
Mandarin: ㄔㄣˋ (chèn)
Cantonese: can3
Japanese: シン (shin) / はだぎ (hadagi)
Korean: 친 (chin)
Vietnamese: sấn
Variants
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