Chinese Word Entry

胳膊肘
Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄍㄜ ㄅㄛ˙ ㄓㄡˇ
Mandarin (Pinyin): gē bo zhǒu
Cantonese (Jyutping): gaak3 bok3 zau2
Definition: elbow

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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:

arm, shoulders, upper arms
Readings
Mandarin: ㄅㄛˊ (bó), ㄆㄛˋ (pò), ㄌㄧㄝˋ (liè)
Cantonese: bok3
Japanese: ハク (haku)、 レツ (retsu)、 ハイ (hai) / ほじし (hojishi)、 あばく (abaku)、 さかい (sakai)
Korean: 박 (bag)
Vietnamese: bác

elbow, arm, the elbow, help a person shoulder a load
Readings
Mandarin: ㄓㄡˇ (zhǒu)
Cantonese: zaau2, zau2
Japanese: チュウ (chuu) / ひじ (hiji)
Korean: 주 (ju)
Vietnamese: trửu