Chinese Word Entry

胳肢窩

Simplified Chinese form: 胳肢窝

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄍㄚ ㄓ˙ ㄨㄛ, ㄍㄜ ㄓ˙ ㄨㄛ
Mandarin (Pinyin): gā zhi wō, gē zhi wō
Cantonese (Jyutping): gaak3 zi1 wo1
Definitions:
  1. armpit

  2. also written 夾肢窩〔夹肢窝〕


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Chinese characters used in this word

armpit, arms
Readings
Mandarin: ㄍㄜ (gē), ㄍㄜˊ (gé)
Cantonese: gaak3, lok3
Japanese: カク (kaku)、 ギャク (gyaku) / わき (waki)
Vietnamese: cách, các, ca, lạc, cặc, lặc, cặc
Variants
Semantic variant form:

limb, arms & legs, human limbs, animal feet
Readings
Mandarin: ㄓ (zhī), ㄕˋ (shì)
Cantonese: zi1
Japanese: シ (shi) / てあし (teashi)
Korean: 지 (ji)
Vietnamese: chi
Variants
Semantic variant form:

cave, pouch, nest, den, hiding place
Readings
Mandarin: ㄨㄛ (wō)
Cantonese: wo1
Japanese: カ (ka)、 ワ (wa) / むろ (muro)
Korean: 와 (wa)
Vietnamese: oa
Variants
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