Chinese Word Entry

挾持雇主

Simplified Chinese form: 挟持雇主

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄒㄧㄝˊ ㄔˊ ㄍㄨˋ ㄓㄨˇ
Mandarin (Pinyin): xié chí gù zhǔ
Cantonese (Jyutping): hip6 ci4 gu3 zyu2
Definition: gherao (from Hindi, SE Asian method of protest)

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Chinese characters used in this word

put between, insert, jam, get caught, sandwich, clasp under arm, hold to bosom
Readings
Mandarin: ㄒㄧㄝˊ (xié), ㄐㄧㄚˊ (jiá), ㄒㄧㄚˊ (xiá), ㄐㄧㄚ (jiā)
Cantonese: haap6, hip6
Japanese: キョウ、 ショウ / はさ.む、 はさ.まる、 わきばさ.む、 さしはさ.む
Korean:
Vietnamese: hiệp, tiệp, xáp
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:
Simplified Japanese form:

hold, have, sustain, support, grasp
Readings
Mandarin: ㄔˊ (chí)
Cantonese: ci4
Japanese: ジ、 チ / も.つ、 -も.ち、 も.てる、 もち
Korean:
Vietnamese: trì

employ, hire, to hire
Readings
Mandarin: ㄍㄨˋ (gù), ㄏㄨˋ (hù)
Cantonese: gu3
Japanese: コ / やと.う、 やとい
Korean: 고, 호
Vietnamese: cố
Variants
Semantic variant form:

lord, chief, master, main thing, principal, chief owner, host
Readings
Mandarin: ㄓㄨˇ (zhǔ), ㄓㄨˋ (zhù)
Cantonese: zyu2
Japanese: シュ、 ス、 シュウ / ぬし、 おも、 あるじ
Korean:
Vietnamese: chủ, chúa