Chinese Word Entry

織女星

Simplified Chinese form: 织女星

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄓ ㄋㄩˇ ㄒㄧㄥ
Mandarin (Pinyin): Zhī nǚ xīng
Cantonese (Jyutping): zik1 neoi5 sing1
Definitions:
  1. Vega, brightest star in constellation Lyra 天琴星座

  2. Weaving girl of folk tale Cowherd and weaving maid 牛郎織女〔牛郎织女〕


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Chinese characters used in this word

weave, fabric, knit, organize, unite
Readings
Mandarin: ㄓ (zhī), ㄓˋ (zhì)
Cantonese: zik1
Japanese: ショク、 シキ、 シ / お.る、 お.り、 -おり
Korean:
Vietnamese: chức, chí, xí
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:

woman, female, girl, feminine, rad. 38
Readings
Mandarin: ㄋㄩˇ (nǚ), ㄖㄨˇ (rǔ), ㄋㄩˋ (nǜ)
Cantonese: jyu5, neoi5, neoi6
Japanese: ジョ、 ニョ、 ニョウ / おんな、 め、 おんあ、 むすめ
Korean: 녀, 여
Vietnamese: nữ, nứ, nhữ, nữa

star, spot, dot, mark, a star, planet, any point of light
Readings
Mandarin: ㄒㄧㄥ (xīng)
Cantonese: seng1, sing1
Japanese: セイ、 ショウ / ほし、 -ぼし
Korean:
Vietnamese: tinh