Chinese Word Entry

微塵

Simplified Chinese form: 微尘

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄨㄟ ㄔㄣˊ
Mandarin (Pinyin): wēi chén
Cantonese (Jyutping): mei4 can4
Definitions:
  1. dust

  2. (Buddhism) minutest particle of matter


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Chinese characters used in this word

delicate, minuteness, insignificance, small, prefix micro-, trifling
Readings
Mandarin: ㄨㄟ (wēi), ㄨㄟˊ (wéi)
Cantonese: mei4
Japanese: ビ / かす.か、 ない
Korean:
Vietnamese: vi

dust, trash, garbage, dirt, ashes, cinders
Readings
Mandarin: ㄔㄣˊ (chén)
Cantonese: can4
Japanese: チン、 ジン / ちり、 ごみ
Korean:
Vietnamese: trần
Variants
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