Chinese Word Entry

探井
Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄊㄢˋ ㄐㄧㄥˇ
Mandarin (Pinyin): tàn jǐng
Cantonese (Jyutping): taam3 zeng2
Definitions:
  1. test pit

  2. exploratory shaft

  3. test well (mineralogy)


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Chinese characters used in this word

grope, search, look for, find, locate, grope for
Readings
Mandarin: ㄊㄢˋ (tàn), ㄊㄢ (tān), ㄒㄧㄢˊ (xián)
Cantonese: taam1, taam3
Japanese: タン / さぐ.る、 さが.す
Korean:
Vietnamese: tham, thám

well, well crib, town, community, mine shaft, pit
Readings
Mandarin: ㄐㄧㄥˇ (jǐng), ㄐㄧㄥˋ (jìng)
Cantonese: zeng2, zing2
Japanese: セイ、 ショウ / い、 いど
Korean:
Vietnamese: tỉnh