Chinese Word Entry


Simplified Chinese form: 数伏

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄕㄨˇ ㄈㄨˊ
Mandarin (Pinyin): shǔ fú
Cantonese (Jyutping): sou3 fuk6
Definition: same as 三伏天, three periods forming the hottest periods of summer, from mid-July to mid-August, namely: 初伏 (mid-July), 中伏 (late July to early August), 末伏 (mid-August)

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Chinese characters used in this word

number, strength, fate, law, figures, several, count
Mandarin: ㄕㄨˋ (shù), ㄕㄨˇ (shǔ), ㄕㄨㄛˋ (shuò)
Cantonese: sok3, sou2, sou3
Japanese: スウ、 ス、 サク、 ソク、 シュ / かず、 かぞ.える、 しばしば、 せ.める、 わずらわ.しい
Korean: 수, 삭
Vietnamese: sổ, số, sác, xúc
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Simplified Japanese form:

prostrated, bend down, bow, cover, lay (pipes), crouch, crawl, lie hidden, conceal
Mandarin: ㄈㄨˊ (fú), ㄈㄨˋ (fù)
Cantonese: buk6, fuk6
Japanese: フク、 フウ、 ブク / ふ.せる、 ふ.す、 したがう
Korean: 복, 부
Vietnamese: phục