Chinese Word Entry

雪利酒
Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄒㄩㄝˇ ㄌㄧˋ ㄐㄧㄡˇ
Mandarin (Pinyin): xuě lì jiǔ
Cantonese (Jyutping): syut3 lei6 zau2
Definition: sherry (loanword)

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Chinese characters used in this word

snow, wipe away shame, avenge
Readings
Mandarin: ㄒㄩㄝˇ (xuě), ㄒㄩㄝˋ (xuè)
Cantonese: syut3
Japanese: セツ (setsu) / ゆき (yuki)、 すすぐ (susugu)
Korean: 설 (seol)
Vietnamese: tuyết

profit, advantage, benefit, gains, merit
Readings
Mandarin: ㄌㄧˋ (lì)
Cantonese: lei6
Japanese: リ (ri) / き.く (kiku)、 よい (yoi)、 するどい (surudoi)
Korean: 리 (ri), 이 (i)
Vietnamese: lợi

sake, alcohol, wine, spirits, liquor, alcoholic beverage
Readings
Mandarin: ㄐㄧㄡˇ (jiǔ)
Cantonese: zau2
Japanese: シュ (shu) / さけ (sake)、 さか- (saka-)
Korean: 주 (ju)
Vietnamese: tửu