Chinese Word Entry

初伏
Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄔㄨ ㄈㄨˊ
Mandarin (Pinyin): chū fú
Cantonese (Jyutping): co1 fuk6
Definition: middle ten days of July, the first of 三伏 sān fú, three hottest periods of the year

Need more information?

Look up 初伏 on MDBG

Look up 初伏 on CC-Canto

Chinese characters used in this word

first time, beginning, initial, primary
Readings
Mandarin: ㄔㄨ (chū)
Cantonese: co1
Japanese: ショ、 ソ / はじ.め、 はじ.めて、 はつ、 はつ-、 うい-、 -そ.める、 -ぞ.め、 うい
Korean:
Vietnamese:

prostrated, bend down, bow, cover, lay (pipes), crouch, crawl, lie hidden, conceal
Readings
Mandarin: ㄈㄨˊ (fú), ㄈㄨˋ (fù)
Cantonese: buk6, fuk6
Japanese: フク、 フウ、 ブク / ふ.せる、 ふ.す、 したがう
Korean: 복, 부
Vietnamese: phục