Chinese Word Entry

中國航海日

Simplified Chinese form: 中国航海日

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄓㄨㄥ ㄍㄨㄛˊ ㄏㄤˊ ㄏㄞˇ ㄖˋ
Mandarin (Pinyin): Zhōng guó Háng hǎi rì
Cantonese (Jyutping): zung1 gwok3 hong4 hoi2 jat6
Definition: Maritime Day (July 11th) commemorating the first voyage of Zheng He 鄭和〔郑和〕 in 1405 AD

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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 / なか、 うち、 あた.る
Korean:
Vietnamese: trung, trúng

country, nation, nation-state
Readings
Mandarin: ㄍㄨㄛˊ (guó)
Cantonese: gwok3
Japanese: コク / くに
Korean:
Vietnamese: quốc
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:
Simplified Japanese form:
Semantic variant form:

navigate, sail, cruise, fly, ship, boat
Readings
Mandarin: ㄏㄤˊ (háng)
Cantonese: hong4
Japanese: コウ / わたる
Korean:
Vietnamese: hàng
Variants
Semantic variant form:

sea, ocean, maritime
Readings
Mandarin: ㄏㄞˇ (hǎi)
Cantonese: hoi2
Japanese: カイ / うみ
Korean:
Vietnamese: hải
Variants
Simplified Japanese form:

day, sun, Japan, counter for days, daytime
Readings
Mandarin: ㄖˋ (rì)
Cantonese: jat6
Japanese: ニチ、 ジツ / ひ、 -び、 -か、 か、 ひび
Korean:
Vietnamese: nhật