Chinese Word Entry

翻供
Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄈㄢ ㄍㄨㄥˋ
Mandarin (Pinyin): fān gòng
Cantonese (Jyutping): faan1 gung1
Definitions:
  1. to retract testimony

  2. to withdraw a confession


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Chinese characters used in this word

flip, turn over, wave, flutter, change (mind), flip over, upset, capsize
Readings
Mandarin: ㄈㄢ (fān)
Cantonese: faan1
Japanese: ホン、 ハン / ひるがえ.る、 ひるがえ.す、 とる
Korean:
Vietnamese: phiên
Variants
Semantic variant forms:

submit, offer, present, serve (meal), accompany, supply, provide for, offer in worship
Readings
Mandarin: ㄍㄨㄥ (gōng), ㄍㄨㄥˋ (gòng)
Cantonese: gung1, gung3
Japanese: キョウ、 ク、 クウ、 グ / そな.える、 とも、 -ども、 そなえ
Korean:
Vietnamese: cung