Chinese Word Entry

原住民族
Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄩㄢˊ ㄓㄨˋ ㄇㄧㄣˊ ㄗㄨˊ
Mandarin (Pinyin): yuán zhù mín zú
Cantonese (Jyutping): jyun4 zyu6 man4 zuk6
Definitions:
  1. original inhabitant

  2. indigenous people


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Chinese characters used in this word

meadow, original, primitive, field, plain, prairie, tundra, wilderness, source, origin, beginning
Readings
Mandarin: ㄩㄢˊ (yuán)
Cantonese: jyun4
Japanese: ゲン (gen) / はら (hara)、 もと (moto)、 たずねる (tazuneru)
Korean: 원 (weon)
Vietnamese: nguyên

dwell, reside, live, inhabit, live at, lodge, stop
Readings
Mandarin: ㄓㄨˋ (zhù)
Cantonese: zyu6
Japanese: ジュウ (juu)、 ヂュウ (dyuu)、 チュウ (chuu) / す.む (sumu)、 す.まう (sumau)、 -ず.まい (-zumai)、 とどまる (todomaru)、 やむ (yamu)
Korean: 주 (ju)
Vietnamese: trụ, trú

people, nation, subjects, citizens
Readings
Mandarin: ㄇㄧㄣˊ (mín)
Cantonese: man4
Japanese: ミン (min) / たみ (tami)
Korean: 민 (min)
Vietnamese: dân

tribe, family, a family clan, ethnic group
Readings
Mandarin: ㄗㄨˊ (zú), ㄙㄡˇ (sǒu), ㄘㄡˋ (còu), ㄗㄡˋ (zòu)
Cantonese: zuk6
Japanese: ゾク (zoku)、 ソウ (sou) / やから (yakara)
Korean: 족 (jog), 주 (ju)
Vietnamese: tộc