Chinese Word Entry

示威
Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄕˋ ㄨㄟ
Mandarin (Pinyin): shì wēi
Cantonese (Jyutping): si6 wai1
Definitions:
  1. to demonstrate (as a protest)

  2. a demonstration

  3. a military show of force


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Chinese characters used in this word

show, indicate, point out, express, display, manifest, demonstrate
Readings
Mandarin: ㄕˋ (shì), ㄑㄧˊ (qí), ㄓˋ (zhì), ㄕˊ (shí)
Cantonese: si6
Japanese: ジ、 シ、 キ / しめ.す、 しめし
Korean: 시, 기
Vietnamese: kì, thị, đình
Variants
Semantic variant form:

intimidate, dignity, majesty, menace, threaten, pomp, power, powerful, dominate
Readings
Mandarin: ㄨㄟ (wēi)
Cantonese: wai1
Japanese: イ / おど.す、 おど.し、 おど.かす、 たけし
Korean:
Vietnamese: uy