Chinese Word Entry

競艷

Simplified Chinese form: 竞艳

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄐㄧㄥˋ ㄧㄢˋ
Mandarin (Pinyin): jìng yàn
Cantonese (Jyutping): ging6 jim6
Definitions:
  1. vying to be the most glamorous

  2. each more gorgeous than the other

  3. beauty contest


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Chinese characters used in this word

emulate, compete with, bid, sell at auction, bout, contest, race, contend, vie, compete
Readings
Mandarin: ㄐㄧㄥˋ (jìng)
Cantonese: ging3, ging6
Japanese: キョウ、 ケイ / きそ.う、 せ.る、 くら.べる
Korean:
Vietnamese: cạnh
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:

luster, glaze, polish, charm, colorful, captivating, beautiful, sexy, voluptuous
Readings
Mandarin: ㄧㄢˋ (yàn)
Cantonese: jim6
Japanese: エン / つや、 なま.めかしい、 あで.やか、 つや.めく、 なま.めく
Korean:
Vietnamese: diễm
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