Chinese Word Entry

三節鞭

Simplified Chinese form: 三节鞭

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄙㄢ ㄐㄧㄝˊ ㄅㄧㄢ
Mandarin (Pinyin): sān jié biān
Definition: three-section staff (old-style weapon)

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Chinese characters used in this word

three
Readings
Mandarin: ㄙㄢ (sān)
Cantonese: saam1, saam3
Japanese: サン (san)、 ゾウ (zou) / み (mi)、 み.つ (mitsu)、 みっ.つ (mittsu)、 みたび (mitabi)
Korean: 삼 (sam)
Vietnamese: tam, tám
Variants
Semantic variant forms:

node, season, period, occasion, verse, clause, stanza, honor, joint, knuckle, knob, knot, tune, melody, section
Readings
Mandarin: ㄐㄧㄝˊ (jié), ㄐㄧㄝ (jiē)
Cantonese: zit3
Japanese: セツ (setsu)、 セチ (sechi) / ふし (fushi)、 -ぶし (-bushi)、 のっと (notto)、 みさお (misao)
Korean: 절 (jeol)
Vietnamese: tiết, tiệt
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:
Simplified Japanese form:
Semantic variant forms:

whip, rod, counter for whippings, string of firecrackers
Readings
Mandarin: ㄅㄧㄢ (biān)
Cantonese: bin1
Japanese: ベン (ben)、 ヘン (hen) / むち (muchi)、 むちうつ (muchiutsu)
Korean: 편 (pyeon)
Vietnamese: tiên