Chinese Word Entry

專業

Simplified Chinese form: 专业

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄓㄨㄢ ㄧㄝˋ
Mandarin (Pinyin): zhuān yè
Cantonese (Jyutping): zyun1 jip6
Definitions:
  1. specialty

  2. specialized field

  3. main field of study (at university)

  4. major
    (classifier: [门] / [个])

  5. professional


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Chinese characters used in this word

specialty, exclusive, mainly, solely, monopolize, take sole possession
Readings
Mandarin: ㄓㄨㄢ (zhuān), ㄊㄨㄢˊ (tuán), ㄕㄨㄢˋ (shuàn)
Cantonese: zyun1
Japanese: セン (sen) / もっぱ.ら (moppara)
Korean: 전 (jeon)
Vietnamese: chuyên, choen, choèn, chuyến, chuyện
Variants
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Semantic variant form:

business, vocation, arts, performance, profession, trade
Readings
Mandarin: ㄧㄝˋ (yè)
Cantonese: jip6
Japanese: ギョウ (gyou)、 ゴウ (gou) / わざ (waza)、 すでに (sudeni)
Korean: 업 (eob)
Vietnamese: nghiệp
Variants
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