Chinese Word Entry

舊教

Simplified Chinese form: 旧教

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄐㄧㄡˋ ㄐㄧㄠˋ
Mandarin (Pinyin): jiù jiào
Cantonese (Jyutping): gau6 gaau3
Definitions:
  1. old teachings

  2. wisdom from the past

  3. old church

  4. the Catholic church 天主教 as opposed to Protestantism 新教


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Chinese characters used in this word

old things, old friend, old times, former, ex-, old, ancient, past
Readings
Mandarin: ㄐㄧㄡˋ (jiù)
Cantonese: gau6
Japanese: キュウ / ふる.い、 もと、 ひさしい、 ひさしく
Korean:
Vietnamese: cựu
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:
Simplified Japanese form:

teach, faith, doctrine, class
Readings
Mandarin: ㄐㄧㄠˋ (jiào), ㄐㄧㄠ (jiāo)
Cantonese: gaau1, gaau3
Japanese: キョウ、 コウ / おし.える、 おそ.わる、 おしえ
Korean:
Vietnamese: giáo
Variants
Semantic variant form: