Chinese Word Entry

敢怒而不敢言
Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄍㄢˇ ㄋㄨˋ ㄦˊ ㄅㄨˋ ㄍㄢˇ ㄧㄢˊ
Mandarin (Pinyin): gǎn nù ér bù gǎn yán
Cantonese (Jyutping): gam2 nou6 ji4 bat1 gam2 jin4
Definitions:
  1. angry, but not daring to speak out (idiom); obliged to remain silent about one's resentment

  2. unable to voice objections


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Chinese characters used in this word

daring, brave, bold, sad, tragic, pitiful, to dare, venture
Readings
Mandarin: ㄍㄢˇ (gǎn)
Cantonese: gam2
Japanese: カン (kan) / あ.えて (aete)、 あ.えない (aenai)、 あ.えず (aezu)
Korean: 감 (gam)
Vietnamese: cảm, cám

angry, be offended, anger, rage, passion
Readings
Mandarin: ㄋㄨˋ (nù)
Cantonese: nou6
Japanese: ド (do)、 ヌ (nu) / いか.る (ikaru)、 おこ.る (okoru)
Korean: 노 (no), 로 (ro)
Vietnamese: nộ

and yet, and then, but, however, nevertheless, and
Readings
Mandarin: ㄦˊ (ér), ㄋㄥˊ (néng)
Cantonese: ji4
Japanese: ジ (ji)、 ニ (ni) / しこ.うして (shikoushite)、 しか.して (shikashite)、 しか.も (shikamo)、 しか.れども (shikaredomo)、 すなわち (sunawachi)、 なんじ (nanji)、 しかるに (shikaruni)
Korean: 이 (i)
Vietnamese: nhi

negative, non-, bad, ugly, clumsy, no, not, un-, negative prefix
Readings
Mandarin: ㄅㄨˋ (bù), ㄅㄨˊ (bú), ㄈㄡˇ (fǒu), ㄈㄡ (fōu), ㄈㄨ (fū)
Cantonese: bat1, fau2
Japanese: フ (fu)、 ブ (bu)、 フツ (futsu)、 ヒ (hi) / せず (sezu)、 にあらず (niarazu)、 いなや (inaya)
Korean: 부 (bu), 불 (bul)
Vietnamese: bất, phầu, phủ, phi

say, word, words, speech, speak
Readings
Mandarin: ㄧㄢˊ (yán), ㄧㄢˋ (yàn), ㄧㄣˊ (yín)
Cantonese: jin4
Japanese: ゲン (gen)、 ゴン (gon)、 ギン (gin) / い.う (iu)、 こと (koto)、 ことば (kotoba)
Korean: 언 (eon)
Vietnamese: ngôn, ngân