Chinese Word Entry

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄙㄨㄛˇ ㄐㄧㄝˇ
Mandarin (Pinyin): suǒ jiě
Cantonese (Jyutping): sok3 gaai2
  1. to seek an answer

  2. to look for an explanation

  3. to explain

  4. explanation

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Chinese characters used in this word

cord, rope, searching, inquiring, large rope, cable, rules, laws, to demand, to exact, to search, inquire, isolated
Mandarin: ㄙㄨㄛˇ (suǒ)
Cantonese: saak3, sok3, suk3
Japanese: サク (saku) / なわ (nawa)、 もとめる (motomeru)
Korean: 삭 (sag), 색 (saeg)
Vietnamese: tác, sách

unravel, notes, key, explanation, understanding, untie, undo, solve, answer, cancel, absolve, explain, minute, loosen, unfasten
Mandarin: ㄐㄧㄝˇ (jiě), ㄐㄧㄝˋ (jiè), ㄒㄧㄝˋ (xiè)
Cantonese: gaai2, gaai3, haai6
Japanese: カイ (kai)、 ゲ (ge) / と.く (toku)、 と.かす (tokasu)、 と.ける (tokeru)、 ほど.く (hodoku)、 ほど.ける (hodokeru)、 わか.る (wakaru)、 さと.る (satoru)
Korean: 해 (hae), 개 (gae)
Vietnamese: giải, giới, giái
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