Chinese Word Entry

消化不良
Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄒㄧㄠ ㄏㄨㄚˋ ㄅㄨˋ ㄌㄧㄤˊ
Mandarin (Pinyin): xiāo huà bù liáng
Cantonese (Jyutping): siu1 faa3 bat1 loeng4
Definition: indigestion

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Chinese characters used in this word

extinguish, blow out, turn off, neutralize, cancel, vanish, die out, melt away
Readings
Mandarin: ㄒㄧㄠ (xiāo)
Cantonese: siu1
Japanese: ショウ (shou) / き.える (kieru)、 け.す (kesu)
Korean: 소 (so)
Vietnamese: tiêu

change, take the form of, influence, enchant, delude, -ization, convert, reform, -ize
Readings
Mandarin: ㄏㄨㄚˋ (huà), ㄏㄨㄚ (huā), ㄏㄨㄛˋ (huò)
Cantonese: faa3
Japanese: カ (ka)、 ケ (ke) / ば.ける (bakeru)、 ば.かす (bakasu)、 ふ.ける (fukeru)、 け.する (kesuru)、 かわる (kawaru)
Korean: 화 (hwa)
Vietnamese: hóa, hoá
Variants
Semantic variant forms:

negative, non-, bad, ugly, clumsy, no, not, un-, negative prefix
Readings
Mandarin: ㄅㄨˋ (bù), ㄅㄨˊ (bú), ㄈㄡˇ (fǒu), ㄈㄡ (fōu), ㄈㄨ (fū)
Cantonese: bat1, fau2
Japanese: フ (fu)、 ブ (bu)、 フツ (futsu)、 ヒ (hi) / せず (sezu)、 にあらず (niarazu)、 いなや (inaya)
Korean: 부 (bu), 불 (bul)
Vietnamese: bất, phầu, phủ, phi

good, pleasing, skilled, virtuous, respectable
Readings
Mandarin: ㄌㄧㄤˊ (liáng), ㄌㄧㄤˇ (liǎng)
Cantonese: loeng4
Japanese: リョウ (ryou) / よ.い (yoi)、 -よ.い (-yoi)、 い.い (ii)、 -い.い (-ii)、 やや (yaya)
Korean: 량 (ryang), 양 (yang)
Vietnamese: lương