Chinese Word Entry

橄欖球

Simplified Chinese form: 橄榄球

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄍㄢˇ ㄌㄢˇ ㄑㄧㄡˊ
Mandarin (Pinyin): gǎn lǎn qiú
Cantonese (Jyutping): gaam3 laam2 kau4
Definition: football played with oval-shaped ball (rugby, American football, Australian rules etc)

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Chinese characters used in this word

olive
Readings
Mandarin: ㄍㄢˇ (gǎn)
Cantonese: gaam3, gam2, gam3
Japanese: カン (kan)
Korean: 감 (gam)
Vietnamese: cảm

Chinese olive tree, olive
Readings
Mandarin: ㄌㄢˇ (lǎn)
Cantonese: laam5
Japanese: ラン (ran)
Korean: 람 (ram)
Vietnamese: lãm
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:

ball, sphere, globe, round
Readings
Mandarin: ㄑㄧㄡˊ (qiú)
Cantonese: kau4
Japanese: キュウ (kyuu)、 グ (gu) / たま (tama)
Korean: 구 (gu)
Vietnamese: cầu
Variants
Semantic variant form: