Chinese Word Entry

鳴不平

Simplified Chinese form: 鸣不平

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄇㄧㄥˊ ㄅㄨˋ ㄆㄧㄥˊ
Mandarin (Pinyin): míng bù píng
Cantonese (Jyutping): ming4 bat1 ping4
Definitions:
  1. to cry out against injustice

  2. to protest unfairness


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Chinese characters used in this word

chirp, cry, bark, sound, ring, echo, honk, cry of bird or animal, make sound
Readings
Mandarin: ㄇㄧㄥˊ (míng)
Cantonese: ming4
Japanese: メイ / な.く、 な.る、 な.らす
Korean:
Vietnamese: minh
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:

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、 ブ、 フツ、 ヒ / せず、 にあらず、 いなや
Korean: 부, 불
Vietnamese: bất, phầu, phủ, phi

even, flat, peace, level, peaceful
Readings
Mandarin: ㄆㄧㄥˊ (píng), ㄆㄧㄢˊ (pián), ㄅㄧㄥˋ (bìng), ㄅㄥ (bēng)
Cantonese: peng4, ping4
Japanese: ヘイ、 ビョウ、 ヒョウ、 ベン / たい.ら、 -だいら、 ひら、 ひら-、 ひらたい
Korean: 평, 편
Vietnamese: bình, biền