Chinese Word Entry

徒然
Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄊㄨˊ ㄖㄢˊ
Mandarin (Pinyin): tú rán
Cantonese (Jyutping): tou4 jin4
Definition: in vain

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Chinese characters used in this word

on foot, junior, emptiness, vanity, futility, uselessness, ephemeral thing, gang, set, party, people, disciple, follower, go on foot
Readings
Mandarin: ㄊㄨˊ (tú)
Cantonese: tou4
Japanese: ト (to) / いたずら (itazura)、 あだ (ada)、 かち (kachi)、 ともがら (tomogara)、 いたずらに (itazurani)
Korean: 도 (do)
Vietnamese: đồ

sort of thing, so, if so, in that case, well, yes, certainly, pledge, promise
Readings
Mandarin: ㄖㄢˊ (rán)
Cantonese: jin4
Japanese: ゼン (zen)、 ネン (nen) / しか (shika)、 しか.り (shikari)、 しか.し (shikashi)、 さ (sa)、 もえる (moeru)、 しかれども (shikaredomo)、 しかして (shikashite)
Korean: 연 (yeon)
Vietnamese: nhiên