Chinese Word Entry

斑鳩

Simplified Chinese form: 斑鸠

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄅㄢ ㄐㄧㄡ
Mandarin (Pinyin): bān jiū
Cantonese (Jyutping): baan1 gau1
Definition: turtledove

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Chinese characters used in this word

spot, blemish, speck, patches, mottled, striped, freckle
Readings
Mandarin: ㄅㄢ (bān)
Cantonese: baan1
Japanese: ハン (han) / ふ (fu)、 まだら (madara)
Korean: 반 (ban)
Vietnamese: ban

pigeon, dove, collect, assemble
Readings
Mandarin: ㄐㄧㄡ (jiū), ㄑㄧㄡˊ (qiú), ㄓˋ (zhì)
Cantonese: gau1, kau2
Japanese: キュウ (kyuu)、 ク (ku) / はと (hato)、 あつ.める (atsumeru)
Korean: 구 (gu)
Vietnamese: cưu
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