Chinese Word Entry

勝之不武

Simplified Chinese form: 胜之不武

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄕㄥˋ ㄓ ㄅㄨˋ ㄨˇ
Mandarin (Pinyin): shèng zhī bù wǔ
Cantonese (Jyutping): sing3 zi1 bat1 mou5
Definitions:
  1. (fig.) to fight a one-sided battle

  2. to have an unfair advantage in a contest


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Chinese characters used in this word

victory, win, prevail, excel, be better than
Readings
Mandarin: ㄕㄥˋ (shèng), ㄕㄥ (shēng)
Cantonese: sing1, sing3
Japanese: ショウ / か.つ、 -が.ち、 まさ.る、 すぐ.れる、 たえる
Korean:
Vietnamese: thắng, thăng
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:

of, this, marks preceding phrase as modifier of following phrase, it, him her, them, go to
Readings
Mandarin: ㄓ (zhī), ㄓㄨ (zhū), ㄓˋ (zhì)
Cantonese: zi1
Japanese: シ / の、 これ、 ゆく、 この
Korean:
Vietnamese: chi

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

warrior, military, chivalry, arms, martial, warlike
Readings
Mandarin: ㄨˇ (wǔ)
Cantonese: mou5
Japanese: ブ、 ム / たけ、 たけ.し
Korean:
Vietnamese: vũ, võ