Chinese Word Entry

中南半島

Simplified Chinese form: 中南半岛

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄓㄨㄥ ㄋㄢˊ ㄅㄢˋ ㄉㄠˇ
Mandarin (Pinyin): Zhōng nán Bàn dǎo
Cantonese (Jyutping): zung1 naam4 bun3 dou2
Definition: Indochina

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Chinese characters used in this word

in, inside, middle, mean, center, central, in the midst of, hit (target), attain
Readings
Mandarin: ㄓㄨㄥ (zhōng), ㄓㄨㄥˋ (zhòng)
Cantonese: zung1, zung3
Japanese: チュウ (chuu) / なか (naka)、 うち (uchi)、 あた.る (ataru)
Korean: 중 (jung)
Vietnamese: trung, trúng

south, southern part, southward
Readings
Mandarin: ㄋㄢˊ (nán), ㄋㄚ (nā)
Cantonese: naam4
Japanese: ナン (nan)、 ナ (na)、 ダン (dan) / みなみ (minami)
Korean: 남 (nam)
Vietnamese: nam

half, middle, odd number, semi-, part-
Readings
Mandarin: ㄅㄢˋ (bàn), ㄆㄢˋ (pàn)
Cantonese: bun3
Japanese: ハン (han) / なか.ば (nakaba)、 なかばする (nakabasuru)
Korean: 반 (ban)
Vietnamese: bán

island
Readings
Mandarin: ㄉㄠˇ (dǎo)
Cantonese: dou2
Japanese: トウ (tou) / しま (shima)
Korean: 도 (do)
Vietnamese: đảo
Variants
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