Chinese Word Entry

殺豬宰羊

Simplified Chinese form: 杀猪宰羊

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄕㄚ ㄓㄨ ㄗㄞˇ ㄧㄤˊ
Mandarin (Pinyin): shā zhū zǎi yáng
Cantonese (Jyutping): saat3 zyu1 zoi2 joeng4
Definition: to kill the pigs and slaughter the sheep (idiom)

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Chinese characters used in this word

kill, murder, butcher, slice off, split, diminish, reduce, spoil, slaughter, hurt, to pare off, clip
Readings
Mandarin: ㄕㄚ (shā), ㄕㄞˋ (shài), ㄙㄚˋ (sà), ㄒㄧㄝˋ (xiè), ㄕˋ (shì)
Cantonese: saai3, saat3
Japanese: サツ (satsu)、 サイ (sai)、 セツ (setsu) / ころ.す (korosu)、 -ごろ.し (-goroshi)、 そ.ぐ (sogu)、 けずる (kezuru)
Korean: 살 (sal), 쇠 (soe), 쇄 (swae)
Vietnamese: sát, sái, tát
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:
Simplified Japanese form:
Semantic variant form:

pig, hog
Readings
Mandarin: ㄓㄨ (zhū)
Cantonese: zyu1
Japanese: チョ (cho) / い (i)、 いのしし (inoshishi)
Korean: 저 (jeo)
Vietnamese: trư
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:
Semantic variant form:

superintend, manager, rule, to slaughter, to rule
Readings
Mandarin: ㄗㄞˇ (zǎi)
Cantonese: zoi2
Japanese: サイ (sai) / つかさどる (tsukasadoru)、 つかさ (tsukasa)
Korean: 재 (jae)
Vietnamese: tể

sheep, goat, KangXi radical 123
Readings
Mandarin: ㄧㄤˊ (yáng)
Cantonese: joeng4
Japanese: ヨウ (you) / ひつじ (hitsuji)
Korean: 양 (yang)
Vietnamese: dương