Chinese Word Entry

為善最樂

Simplified Chinese form: 为善最乐

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄨㄟˊ ㄕㄢˋ ㄗㄨㄟˋ ㄌㄜˋ
Mandarin (Pinyin): wéi shàn zuì lè
Cantonese (Jyutping): wai4 sin6 zeoi3 lok6
Definition: doing good deeds brings the greatest joy (idiom)

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Chinese characters used in this word

do, change, make, benefit, welfare, be of use, reach to, try, practice, cost, serve as, good, advantage, as a result of, handle, govern, act, be
Readings
Mandarin: ㄨㄟˋ (wèi), ㄨㄟˊ (wéi)
Cantonese: wai4, wai6
Japanese: イ / ため、 な.る、 な.す、 す.る、 たり、 つく.る、 なり
Korean:
Vietnamese: vi
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Semantic variant form:

virtuous, good, goodness, charitable, kind
Readings
Mandarin: ㄕㄢˋ (shàn)
Cantonese: sin6
Japanese: ゼン / よ.い、 い.い、 よ.く、 よし.とする
Korean:
Vietnamese: thiện, thiến
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utmost, most, extreme, extremely, exceedingly
Readings
Mandarin: ㄗㄨㄟˋ (zuì), ㄘㄨㄛ (cuō)
Cantonese: zeoi3
Japanese: サイ、 シュ / もっと.も、 つま、 も
Korean:
Vietnamese: tối
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music, comfort, happy, glad, enjoyable
Readings
Mandarin: ㄌㄜˋ (lè), ㄩㄝˋ (yuè), ㄧㄠˋ (yào), ㄌㄨㄛˋ (luò), ㄌㄧㄠˊ (liáo)
Cantonese: lok6, ngaau6, ngok6
Japanese: ガク、 ラク、 ゴウ / たの.しい、 たの.しむ、 この.む
Korean: 악, 락, 요, 낙
Vietnamese: nhạc, lạc, nhạo
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