Chinese Word Entry

吸氧
Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄒㄧ ㄧㄤˇ
Mandarin (Pinyin): xī yǎng
Cantonese (Jyutping): kap1 joeng5
Definitions:
  1. to breathe

  2. to absorb oxygen


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Chinese characters used in this word

suck, imbibe, inhale, sip, suck in, absorb, attract
Readings
Mandarin: ㄒㄧ (xī)
Cantonese: kap1, ngap1
Japanese: キュウ (kyuu) / す.う (suu)
Korean: 흡 (heub)
Vietnamese: hấp, cộp
Variants
Semantic variant form:

Oxygen (element), oxygen
Readings
Mandarin: ㄧㄤˇ (yǎng)
Cantonese: joeng5
Japanese: ヨウ (you)
Vietnamese: dương, dưỡng