Chinese Word Entry

手足口病
Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄕㄡˇ ㄗㄨˊ ㄎㄡˇ ㄅㄧㄥˋ
Mandarin (Pinyin): shǒu zú kǒu bìng
Cantonese (Jyutping): sau2 zuk1 hau2 beng6
Definition: hand foot and mouth disease, HFMD, caused by a number of intestinal viruses, usually affecting young children

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Chinese characters used in this word

hand
Readings
Mandarin: ㄕㄡˇ (shǒu)
Cantonese: sau2
Japanese: シュ、 ズ / て、 て-、 -て、 た-、 てずから
Korean:
Vietnamese: thủ
Variants
Semantic variant form:

leg, foot, be sufficient, counter for pairs of footwear, attain, satisfy, enough
Readings
Mandarin: ㄗㄨˊ (zú), ㄐㄩˋ (jù)
Cantonese: zeoi3, zuk1
Japanese: ソク、 ショク、 スウ / あし、 た.りる、 た.る、 た.す
Korean: 족, 주
Vietnamese: túc

mouth, open end, entrance, gate
Readings
Mandarin: ㄎㄡˇ (kǒu)
Cantonese: hau2
Japanese: コウ、 ク / くち
Korean:
Vietnamese: khẩu

ill, sick, illness, sickness, disease
Readings
Mandarin: ㄅㄧㄥˋ (bìng)
Cantonese: beng6, bing6
Japanese: ビョウ、 ヘイ / や.む、 -や.み、 やまい、 うれえ
Korean:
Vietnamese: bệnh