Chinese Word Entry

抗辯

Simplified Chinese form: 抗辩

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄎㄤˋ ㄅㄧㄢˋ
Mandarin (Pinyin): kàng biàn
Cantonese (Jyutping): kong3 bin6
Definitions:
  1. to counter accusations

  2. to protest

  3. to remonstrate

  4. to retort

  5. to plead

  6. to demur

  7. a plea (of not guilty)

  8. a defense (against an allegation)

  9. to enter a plea to a charge (in a law court)


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Chinese characters used in this word

confront, resist, defy, oppose, reject
Readings
Mandarin: ㄎㄤˋ (kàng), ㄍㄤ (gāng)
Cantonese: kong3
Japanese: コウ / あらが.う、 あたる、 ふせぐ
Korean:
Vietnamese: kháng

speech, dialect, dispute, argue, debate, discuss
Readings
Mandarin: ㄅㄧㄢˋ (biàn), ㄆㄧㄢˊ (pián), ㄅㄧㄢˇ (biǎn), ㄅㄢˋ (bàn)
Cantonese: bin6
Japanese: ベン、 ヘン / わきま.える、 わ.ける、 はなびら、 あらそ.う
Korean:
Vietnamese: biện
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