Chinese Word Entry

抽血
Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄔㄡ ㄒㄩㄝˋ
Mandarin (Pinyin): chōu xuè
Cantonese (Jyutping): cau1 hyut3
Definitions:
  1. to take blood

  2. to draw blood (e.g. for a test)


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Chinese characters used in this word

pluck, pull, extract, excel, draw out, pull out, sprout
Readings
Mandarin: ㄔㄡ (chōu)
Cantonese: cau1
Japanese: チュウ / ひき-、 ぬく、 ひく
Korean:
Vietnamese: trừu

blood, radical number 143
Readings
Mandarin: ㄒㄧㄝˇ (xiě), ㄒㄩㄝˋ (xuè)
Cantonese: hyut3
Japanese: ケツ / ち
Korean:
Vietnamese: huyết