Chinese Word Entry

蛇足
Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄕㄜˊ ㄗㄨˊ
Mandarin (Pinyin): shé zú
Cantonese (Jyutping): se4 zuk1
Definitions:
  1. lit. legs on a snake

  2. sth superfluous


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Chinese characters used in this word

snake, serpent, hard drinker
Readings
Mandarin: ㄕㄜˊ (shé), ㄧˊ (yí), ㄊㄨㄛˊ (tuó), ㄔˊ (chí)
Cantonese: ji4, se4
Japanese: ジャ (ja)、 ダ (da)、 イ (i)、 ヤ (ya) / へび (hebi)
Korean: 사 (sa), 이 (i)
Vietnamese: xà, di
Variants
Semantic variant form:

leg, foot, be sufficient, counter for pairs of footwear, attain, satisfy, enough
Readings
Mandarin: ㄗㄨˊ (zú), ㄐㄩˋ (jù)
Cantonese: zeoi3, zuk1
Japanese: ソク (soku)、 ショク (shoku)、 スウ (suu) / あし (ashi)、 た.りる (tariru)、 た.る (taru)、 た.す (tasu)
Korean: 족 (jog), 주 (ju)
Vietnamese: túc