Chinese Word Entry

生耗氧量
Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄕㄥ ㄏㄠˋ ㄧㄤˇ ㄌㄧㄤˋ
Mandarin (Pinyin): shēng hào yǎng liàng
Cantonese (Jyutping): sang1 hou3 joeng5 loeng6
Definition: biological oxygen demand (BOD)

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Chinese characters used in this word

life, genuine, birth, living, lifetime
Readings
Mandarin: ㄕㄥ (shēng)
Cantonese: saang1, sang1
Japanese: セイ (sei)、 ショウ (shou) / い.きる (ikiru)、 い.かす (ikasu)、 い.ける (ikeru)、 う.まれる (umareru)、 う.まれ (umare)、 う.む (umu)、 お.う (ou)、 は.える (haeru)、 は.やす (hayasu)、 き (ki)、 なま (nama)、 なま- (nama-)、 な.る (naru)、 な.す (nasu)、 む.す (musu)、 -う (-u)
Korean: 생 (saeng)
Vietnamese: sanh, sinh

decrease, consume, use up, waste, squander
Readings
Mandarin: ㄏㄠˋ (hào), ㄇㄠˊ (máo), ㄇㄠˋ (mào)
Cantonese: hou3
Japanese: モウ (mou)、 コウ (kou) / へる (heru)
Korean: 모 (mo)
Vietnamese: háo, mạo, mao, hao
Variants
Semantic variant form:

Oxygen (element), oxygen
Readings
Mandarin: ㄧㄤˇ (yǎng)
Cantonese: joeng5
Japanese: ヨウ (you)
Vietnamese: dương, dưỡng

quantity, measure, weight, amount, consider, estimate, surmise, capacity
Readings
Mandarin: ㄌㄧㄤˋ (liàng), ㄌㄧㄤˊ (liáng)
Cantonese: loeng4, loeng6
Japanese: リョウ (ryou) / はか.る (hakaru)
Korean: 량 (ryang), 양 (yang)
Vietnamese: lượng, lương