Chinese Word Entry

伏天
Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄈㄨˊ ㄊㄧㄢ
Mandarin (Pinyin): fú tiān
Cantonese (Jyutping): fuk6 tin1
Definitions:
  1. the hottest period of the year

  2. see 三伏天


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Chinese characters used in this word

prostrated, bend down, bow, cover, lay (pipes), crouch, crawl, lie hidden, conceal
Readings
Mandarin: ㄈㄨˊ (fú), ㄈㄨˋ (fù)
Cantonese: buk6, fuk6
Japanese: フク、 フウ、 ブク / ふ.せる、 ふ.す、 したがう
Korean: 복, 부
Vietnamese: phục

heavens, sky, imperial, heaven, god, celestial
Readings
Mandarin: ㄊㄧㄢ (tiān)
Cantonese: tin1
Japanese: テン / あまつ、 あめ、 あま-、 そら
Korean:
Vietnamese: thiên
Variants
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