Chinese Word Entry

眉飛色舞

Simplified Chinese form: 眉飞色舞

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄇㄟˊ ㄈㄟ ㄙㄜˋ ㄨˇ
Mandarin (Pinyin): méi fēi sè wǔ
Cantonese (Jyutping): mei4 fei1 sik1 mou5
Definitions:
  1. smiles of exultation

  2. radiant with delight


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Chinese characters used in this word

eyebrow, eyebrows, upper margin of book
Readings
Mandarin: ㄇㄟˊ (méi)
Cantonese: mei4
Japanese: ビ (bi)、 ミ (mi) / まゆ (mayu)
Korean: 미 (mi)
Vietnamese: my, mi

fly, skip (pages), scatter, go quickly, dart, high
Readings
Mandarin: ㄈㄟ (fēi)
Cantonese: fei1
Japanese: ヒ (hi) / と.ぶ (tobu)、 と.ばす (tobasu)、 -と.ばす (-tobasu)
Korean: 비 (bi)
Vietnamese: phi
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:

color, tint, hue, shade, form, body, beauty, desire for beauty
Readings
Mandarin: ㄙㄜˋ (sè), ㄕㄞˇ (shǎi)
Cantonese: sik1
Japanese: ショク (shoku)、 シキ (shiki) / いろ (iro)
Korean: 색 (saeg)
Vietnamese: sắc

dance, flit, circle, wheel, posture, prance, brandish
Readings
Mandarin: ㄨˇ (wǔ)
Cantonese: mou5
Japanese: ブ (bu)、 ム (mu) / ま.う (mau)、 -ま.う (-mau)、 まい (mai)
Korean: 무 (mu)
Vietnamese: