Chinese Word Entry

打擂臺

Simplified Chinese form: 打擂台

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄉㄚˇ ㄌㄟˋ ㄊㄞˊ
Mandarin (Pinyin): dǎ lèi tái
Cantonese (Jyutping): daa2 leoi4 toi4
Definitions:
  1. (old) to fight on the leitai

  2. (fig.) to enter a contest


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Chinese characters used in this word

strike, hit, knock, pound, dozen, beat, fight, attack
Readings
Mandarin: ㄉㄚˇ (dǎ), ㄉㄚˊ (dá)
Cantonese: daa1, daa2
Japanese: ダ、 ダアス、 テイ / う.つ、 う.ち-、 ぶ.つ、 だうす、 うち
Korean: 타, 정
Vietnamese: đả

grind, mash, grate, rub, grind with a mortar and pestle, triturate
Readings
Mandarin: ㄌㄟˊ (léi), ㄌㄟ (lēi), ㄌㄟˋ (lèi)
Cantonese: leoi4
Japanese: ライ / す.る
Korean:
Vietnamese: lôi, lụy

stand, counter for vehicles, tower, lookout, stage, platform
Readings
Mandarin: ㄊㄞˊ (tái), ㄊㄞ (tāi)
Cantonese: toi4
Japanese: ダイ、 タイ / うてな、 われ、 つかさ、 よろこぶ
Korean:
Vietnamese: đài
Variants
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