Chinese Word Entry

中國小說史略

Simplified Chinese form: 中国小说史略

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄓㄨㄥ ㄍㄨㄛˊ ㄒㄧㄠˇ ㄕㄨㄛ ㄕˇ ㄌㄩㄝˋ
Mandarin (Pinyin): Zhōng guó Xiǎo shuō Shǐ lüè
Cantonese (Jyutping): zung1 gwok3 siu2 syut3 si2 loek6
Definition: Concise History of the Chinese Novel by Lu Xun 鲁迅

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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

country, nation, nation-state
Readings
Mandarin: ㄍㄨㄛˊ (guó)
Cantonese: gwok3
Japanese: コク (koku) / くに (kuni)
Korean: 국 (gug)
Vietnamese: quốc
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little, small, tiny, insignificant
Readings
Mandarin: ㄒㄧㄠˇ (xiǎo)
Cantonese: siu2
Japanese: ショウ (shou) / ちい.さい (chiisai)、 こ- (ko-)、 お- (o-)、 さ- (sa-)、 こ (ko)、 お (o)
Korean: 소 (so)
Vietnamese: tiểu

speak, say, talk, scold, upbraid
Readings
Mandarin: ㄕㄨㄛ (shuō)
Cantonese: jyut6, seoi3, syut3
Japanese: セツ (setsu)、 ゼイ (zei)、 エツ (etsu) / とく (toku)、 よろこぶ (yorokobu)
Korean: 설 (seol), 세 (se), 열 (yeol)
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history, chronicle, annals
Readings
Mandarin: ㄕˇ (shǐ)
Cantonese: si2
Japanese: シ (shi) / ふびと (fubito)、 ふみ (fumi)、 さかん (sakan)
Korean: 사 (sa)
Vietnamese: sử

abbreviation, omission, outline, shorten, capture, plunder, approximately, roughly
Readings
Mandarin: ㄌㄩㄝˋ (lüè)
Cantonese: loek6
Japanese: リャク (ryaku) / ほぼ (hobo)、 はぶ.く (habuku)、 おか.す (okasu)、 おさ.める (osameru)、 はかりごと (hakarigoto)、 はか.る (hakaru)
Korean: 략 (ryag), 약 (yag)
Vietnamese: lược
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