Chinese Word Entry

作孽
Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄗㄨㄛˋ ㄋㄧㄝˋ
Mandarin (Pinyin): zuò niè
Cantonese (Jyutping): zok3 jip6
Definition: to sin

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Chinese characters used in this word

make, production, prepare, build, work, compose, write, act, perform
Readings
Mandarin: ㄗㄨㄛ (zuō), ㄗㄨㄛˋ (zuò), ㄗㄨㄛˊ (zuó)
Cantonese: zok3
Japanese: サク (saku)、 サ (sa) / つく.る (tsukuru)、 つく.り (tsukuri)、 -づく.り (-dukuri)、 なす (nasu)
Korean: 작 (jag), 자 (ja), 주 (ju)
Vietnamese: tác

evil, son of concubine, ghost
Readings
Mandarin: ㄋㄧㄝˋ (niè)
Cantonese: jip6, jit6
Japanese: ゲツ (getsu)、 ゲチ (gechi) / わきばら (wakibara)、 ひこばえ (hikobae)、 わざわ.い (wazawai)
Korean: 얼 (eol)
Vietnamese: bách, nghiệt, nghét, nghẹt, nghịt, nghiệt
Variants
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