Chinese Word Entry

戳不住
Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄔㄨㄛ ㄅㄨ˙ ㄓㄨˋ
Mandarin (Pinyin): chuō bu zhù
Cantonese (Jyutping): coek3 bat1 zyu6
Definitions:
  1. not up to it

  2. cannot stand the test


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Chinese characters used in this word

poke, prod, prick, stab, stamp, seal, chop
Readings
Mandarin: ㄔㄨㄛ (chuō)
Cantonese: coek3
Japanese: タク / さす、 つく
Korean:
Vietnamese: trạc, sác

negative, non-, bad, ugly, clumsy, no, not, un-, negative prefix
Readings
Mandarin: ㄅㄨˋ (bù), ㄅㄨˊ (bú), ㄈㄡˇ (fǒu), ㄈㄡ (fōu), ㄈㄨ (fū)
Cantonese: bat1, fau2
Japanese: フ、 ブ、 フツ、 ヒ / せず、 にあらず、 いなや
Korean: 부, 불
Vietnamese: bất, phầu, phủ, phi

dwell, reside, live, inhabit, live at, lodge, stop
Readings
Mandarin: ㄓㄨˋ (zhù)
Cantonese: zyu6
Japanese: ジュウ、 ヂュウ、 チュウ / す.む、 す.まう、 -ず.まい、 とどまる、 やむ
Korean:
Vietnamese: trụ, trú