Chinese Word Entry

斗室
Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄉㄡˇ ㄕˋ
Mandarin (Pinyin): dǒu shì
Definitions:
  1. very small room

  2. tiny, cramped space


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Chinese characters used in this word

Big Dipper, ten sho (vol), sake dipper, dots and cross radical (no. 68), Chinese peck, liquid measure
Readings
Mandarin: ㄉㄡˇ (dǒu), ㄉㄡˋ (dòu), ㄓㄨˇ (zhǔ)
Cantonese: dau2
Japanese: ト (to)、 トウ (tou) / とます (tomasu)、 ます (masu)、 ひしゃく (hishaku)
Korean: 두 (du)
Vietnamese: đẩu, đấu

room, apartment, chamber, greenhouse, cellar, home, house
Readings
Mandarin: ㄕˋ (shì)
Cantonese: sat1
Japanese: シツ (shitsu) / むろ (muro)、 へや (heya)
Korean: 실 (sil)
Vietnamese: thất