Chinese Word Entry

施明德
Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄕ ㄇㄧㄥˊ ㄉㄜˊ
Mandarin (Pinyin): Shī Míng dé
Cantonese (Jyutping): si1 ming4 dak1
Definition: Shih Ming-te (1941-), Taiwanese politician, imprisoned 1962-1977 and 1980-1990 under the Guomindang, subsequently a leader of DPP 民進黨〔民进党〕, since 2006 leader of protests against Chen Shui-Bian 陳水扁〔陈水扁〕

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Chinese characters used in this word

give, bestow, perform, alms, grant, act, name
Readings
Mandarin: ㄕ (shī), ㄧˋ (yì), ㄕˇ (shǐ)
Cantonese: ji6, si1
Japanese: シ、 セ、 イ / ほどこ.す、 しく
Korean: 시, 이
Vietnamese: thi, thí, dị, thỉ

bright, light, brilliant, clear
Readings
Mandarin: ㄇㄧㄥˊ (míng), ㄇㄥˋ (mèng)
Cantonese: ming4
Japanese: メイ、 ミョウ、 ミン / あ.かり、 あか.るい、 あか.るむ、 あか.らむ、 あき.らか、 あ.ける、 -あ.け、 あ.く、 あ.くる、 あ.かす
Korean:
Vietnamese: minh

ethics, morality, virtue
Readings
Mandarin: ㄉㄜˊ (dé)
Cantonese: dak1
Japanese: トク / おしえ
Korean:
Vietnamese: đức
Variants
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