Chinese Word Entry

點化

Simplified Chinese form: 点化

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄉㄧㄢˇ ㄏㄨㄚˋ
Mandarin (Pinyin): diǎn huà
Cantonese (Jyutping): dim2 faa3
Definitions:
  1. magic transformation performed by Daoist immortal

  2. fig. to reveal

  3. to enlighten


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Chinese characters used in this word

point, mark, speck, decimal pt, dot, spot, degree
Readings
Mandarin: ㄉㄧㄢˇ (diǎn), ㄓㄢ (zhān), ㄉㄨㄛˋ (duò)
Cantonese: dim2
Japanese: テン / つ.ける、 つ.く、 た.てる、 さ.す、 とぼ.す、 とも.す、 ぼち
Korean:
Vietnamese: điểm
Variants
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Simplified Japanese form:
Semantic variant forms:

change, take the form of, influence, enchant, delude, -ization, convert, reform, -ize
Readings
Mandarin: ㄏㄨㄚˋ (huà), ㄏㄨㄚ (huā), ㄏㄨㄛˋ (huò)
Cantonese: faa3
Japanese: カ、 ケ / ば.ける、 ば.かす、 ふ.ける、 け.する、 かわる
Korean:
Vietnamese: hóa, hoá
Variants
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