Chinese Word Entry

押沙龍

Simplified Chinese form: 押沙龙

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄧㄚ ㄕㄚ ㄌㄨㄥˊ
Mandarin (Pinyin): Yā shā lóng
Cantonese (Jyutping): aat3 saa1 lung4
Definition: Absalom, third son of David, king of Israel (Old Testament)

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Chinese characters used in this word

push, stop, check, subdue, attach, seize, weight, shove, press, seal, do in spite of, mortgage, pledge, deposit, to pawn, to arrest, detain, guard
Readings
Mandarin: ㄧㄚ (yā), ㄧㄚˊ (yá), ㄒㄧㄚˊ (xiá), ㄐㄧㄚˇ (jiǎ)
Cantonese: aap3, aat3
Japanese: オウ / お.す、 お.し-、 お.っ-、 お.さえる、 おし
Korean: 압, 갑
Vietnamese: áp

sand, gravel, pebbles, granulated
Readings
Mandarin: ㄕㄚ (shā), ㄕㄚˋ (shà), ㄙㄨㄛ (suō)
Cantonese: saa1
Japanese: サ、 シャ / すな、 よなげる
Korean:
Vietnamese: sa, sá, vành
Variants
Semantic variant form:

dragon, imperial, symbolic of emperor
Readings
Mandarin: ㄌㄨㄥˊ (lóng), ㄇㄤˊ (máng)
Cantonese: lung4
Japanese: リュウ、 リョウ、 ロウ / たつ
Korean: 룡, 롱, 용
Vietnamese: long, sủng
Variants
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