Chinese Word Entry

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄕ ㄇㄧㄥˊ ㄉㄜˊ
Mandarin (Pinyin): Shī Míng dé
Cantonese (Jyutping): si1 ming4 dak1
Definition: Shih Ming-teh (1941-), Taiwanese politician, imprisoned 1962-1977 and 1980-1990 under the Guomindang, subsequently a leader of DPP 民進黨〔民进党〕, in 2006 led 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
Mandarin: ㄕ (shī), ㄧˋ (yì), ㄕˇ (shǐ)
Cantonese: ji6, si1
Japanese: シ (shi)、 セ (se)、 イ (i) / ほどこ.す (hodokosu)、 しく (shiku)
Korean: 시 (si), 이 (i)
Vietnamese: thi, thí, dị, thỉ

bright, light, brilliant, clear
Mandarin: ㄇㄧㄥˊ (míng), ㄇㄥˋ (mèng)
Cantonese: ming4
Japanese: メイ (mei)、 ミョウ (myou)、 ミン (min) / あ.かり (akari)、 あか.るい (akarui)、 あか.るむ (akarumu)、 あか.らむ (akaramu)、 あき.らか (akiraka)、 あ.ける (akeru)、 -あ.け (-ake)、 あ.く (aku)、 あ.くる (akuru)、 あ.かす (akasu)
Korean: 명 (myeong)
Vietnamese: minh

ethics, morality, virtue
Mandarin: ㄉㄜˊ (dé)
Cantonese: dak1
Japanese: トク (toku) / おしえ (oshie)
Korean: 덕 (deog)
Vietnamese: đức
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