Chinese Word Entry

秋毫無犯

Simplified Chinese form: 秋毫无犯

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄑㄧㄡ ㄏㄠˊ ㄨˊ ㄈㄢˋ
Mandarin (Pinyin): qiū háo wú fàn
Cantonese (Jyutping): cau1 hou4 mou4 faan6
Definitions:
  1. lit. not harming a new feather (idiom); not commit the slightest offense against the people (of soldiers)

  2. would not hurt a fly


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Chinese characters used in this word

autumn, fall, year
Readings
Mandarin: ㄑㄧㄡ (qiū)
Cantonese: cau1
Japanese: シュウ / あき、 とき
Korean:
Vietnamese: thu

fine hair, brush, not at all, measure of length
Readings
Mandarin: ㄏㄠˊ (háo)
Cantonese: hou4
Japanese: ゴウ、 コウ / ごう.も、 すこし
Korean:
Vietnamese: hào

nothingness, none, ain't, nothing, nil, not, negative, no, lack, have no
Readings
Mandarin: ㄨˊ (wú), ㄇㄛˊ (mó)
Cantonese: mou4
Japanese: ム、 ブ / な.い、 なかれ
Korean:
Vietnamese: vô, mô
Variants
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Semantic variant forms:

crime, sin, offense, commit crime, violate, criminal
Readings
Mandarin: ㄈㄢˋ (fàn)
Cantonese: faan6
Japanese: ハン、 ボン / おか.す
Korean:
Vietnamese: phạm