Chinese Word Entry

飽人不知餓人飢

Simplified Chinese form: 饱人不知饿人饥

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄅㄠˇ ㄖㄣˊ ㄅㄨˋ ㄓ ㄜˋ ㄖㄣˊ ㄐㄧ
Mandarin (Pinyin): bǎo rén bù zhī è rén jī
Cantonese (Jyutping): baau2 jan4 bat1 zi1 ngo6 jan4 gei1
Definition: The well-fed cannot know how the starving suffer (idiom).

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Chinese characters used in this word

sated, tired of, bored, satiate, eat heartily, eat one's fill
Readings
Mandarin: ㄅㄠˇ (bǎo)
Cantonese: baau2
Japanese: ホウ (hou) / あ.きる (akiru)、 あ.かす (akasu)、 あ.く (aku)
Korean: 포 (po)
Vietnamese: bão
Variants
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person, man, people, mankind, someone else
Readings
Mandarin: ㄖㄣˊ (rén)
Cantonese: jan4
Japanese: ジン (jin)、 ニン (nin) / ひと (hito)、 -り (-ri)、 -と (-to)
Korean: 인 (in)
Vietnamese: nhân
Variants
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negative, non-, bad, ugly, clumsy, no, not, un-, negative prefix
Readings
Mandarin: ㄅㄨˋ (bù), ㄅㄨˊ (bú), ㄈㄡˇ (fǒu), ㄈㄡ (fōu), ㄈㄨ (fū)
Cantonese: bat1, fau2
Japanese: フ (fu)、 ブ (bu)、 フツ (futsu)、 ヒ (hi) / せず (sezu)、 にあらず (niarazu)、 いなや (inaya)
Korean: 부 (bu), 불 (bul)
Vietnamese: bất, phầu, phủ, phi

know, wisdom, perceive, comprehend
Readings
Mandarin: ㄓ (zhī), ㄓˋ (zhì)
Cantonese: zi1, zi3
Japanese: チ (chi) / し.る (shiru)、 し.らせる (shiraseru)
Korean: 지 (ji)
Vietnamese: tri

starve, hungry, thirst, greedy for, hunger
Readings
Mandarin: ㄜˋ (è)
Cantonese: ngo6
Japanese: ガ (ga) / う.える (ueru)
Korean: 아 (a)
Vietnamese: ngạ
Variants
Simplified Chinese form: 饿

hungry, starve, hunger, starving, a famine
Readings
Mandarin: ㄐㄧ (jī)
Cantonese: gei1
Japanese: キ (ki) / う.える (ueru)
Korean: 기 (gi)
Vietnamese:
Variants
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