Chinese Word Entry

四瀆

Simplified Chinese form: 四渎

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄙˋ ㄉㄨˊ
Mandarin (Pinyin): sì dú
Definitions:
  1. (archaic) the four rivers (Yangtze 長江〔长江〕, Yellow 黃河〔黄河〕, Huai 淮河, Ji 濟水〔济水〕)

  2. (TCM) acupuncture point SJ-9


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Chinese characters used in this word

four
Readings
Mandarin: ㄙˋ (sì)
Cantonese: sei3, si3
Japanese: シ (shi) / よ (yo)、 よ.つ (yotsu)、 よっ.つ (yottsu)、 よん (yon)、 よたび (yotabi)
Korean: 사 (sa)
Vietnamese: tứ
Variants
Semantic variant forms:

ditch, sluice, gutter, drain, blaspheme, pollute
Readings
Mandarin: ㄉㄨˊ (dú), ㄉㄡˋ (dòu)
Cantonese: duk6
Japanese: トク (toku)、 トウ (tou) / けが.す (kegasu)、 けが.れ (kegare)、 みぞ (mizo)
Korean: 독 (dog)
Vietnamese: đậu, độc, đục
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