Chinese Word Entry

勁草

Simplified Chinese form: 劲草

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄐㄧㄥˋ ㄘㄠˇ
Mandarin (Pinyin): jìng cǎo
Cantonese (Jyutping): ging6 cou2
Definitions:
  1. tough upright grass

  2. fig. a staunch character able to withstand tough test


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Chinese characters used in this word

strong, unyielding, tough, powerful
Readings
Mandarin: ㄐㄧㄥˋ (jìng), ㄐㄧㄣˋ (jìn)
Cantonese: ging3, ging6
Japanese: ケイ / つよ.い
Korean:
Vietnamese: kính, cứng
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:

grass, weeds, herbs, pasture, write, draft, straw, thatch
Readings
Mandarin: ㄘㄠˇ (cǎo), ㄗㄠˋ (zào)
Cantonese: cou2
Japanese: ソウ / くさ、 くさ-、 -ぐさ
Korean:
Vietnamese: thảo
Variants
Semantic variant forms: