Chinese Word Entry

約伯

Simplified Chinese form: 约伯

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄩㄝ ㄅㄛˊ
Mandarin (Pinyin): Yuē bó
Cantonese (Jyutping): joek3 baak3
Definitions:
  1. Job (name)

  2. Book of Job in the Old Testament


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Chinese characters used in this word

promise, approximately, shrink, treaty, agreement, covenant
Readings
Mandarin: ㄩㄝ (yuē), ㄧㄠ (yāo), ㄧㄠˋ (yào), ㄉㄧˋ (dì)
Cantonese: joek3
Japanese: ヤク / つづ.まる、 つづ.める、 つづま.やか、 つずめる、 つずまやか
Korean: 약, 요
Vietnamese: ước
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:

chief, count, earl, uncle, Brazil, older brother, father's elder brother, senior male 'sire', feudal rank 'count'
Readings
Mandarin: ㄅㄛˊ (bó), ㄅㄞˇ (bǎi), ㄅㄚˋ (bà), ㄇㄛˋ (mò)
Cantonese: baa3, baak3
Japanese: ハク、 ハ / おさ、 はたがしら
Korean: 백, 패
Vietnamese:
Variants
Semantic variant form: