Chinese Word Entry

觥籌交錯

Simplified Chinese form: 觥筹交错

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄍㄨㄥ ㄔㄡˊ ㄐㄧㄠ ㄘㄨㄛˋ
Mandarin (Pinyin): gōng chóu jiāo cuò
Cantonese (Jyutping): gwang1 cau4 gaau1 cok3
Definitions:
  1. wine goblets and gambling chips lie intertwined

  2. to drink and gamble together in a large group (idiom)

  3. a big (drinking) party


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Chinese characters used in this word

cup made of horn, obstinate, a cup made of horn obstinate
Readings
Mandarin: ㄍㄨㄥ (gōng)
Cantonese: gwang1
Japanese: コウ (kou) / つのさかずき (tsunosakazuki)
Korean: 굉 (goeng)
Vietnamese: quang, quăng, khoang, quanh

plan, chip, tally, token, raise money
Readings
Mandarin: ㄔㄡˊ (chóu), ㄊㄠˊ (táo)
Cantonese: cau4
Japanese: チュウ (chuu) / かずとり (kazutori)、 はかりごと (hakarigoto)
Korean: 주 (ju)
Vietnamese: trù
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:

mingle, mixing, association, coming & going, mix, intersect, exchange, communicate, deliver
Readings
Mandarin: ㄐㄧㄠ (jiāo)
Cantonese: gaau1
Japanese: コウ (kou)、 キョウ (kyou) / まじ.わる (majiwaru)、 まじ.える (majieru)、 ま.じる (majiru)、 ま.ざる (mazaru)、 ま.ぜる (mazeru)、 -か.う (-kau)、 か.わす (kawasu)、 こもごも (komogomo)、 かう (kau)
Korean: 교 (gyo)
Vietnamese: giao
Variants
Semantic variant form:

confused, mix, be in disorder, error, blunder, mistake, wrong
Readings
Mandarin: ㄘㄨㄛˋ (cuò), ㄘㄨˋ (cù), ㄒㄧ (xī)
Cantonese: co3, cok3, cou3
Japanese: サク (saku)、 シャク (shaku)、 ソ (so) / まじる (majiru)、 たがう (tagau)、 おく (oku)
Korean: 착 (chag), 조 (jo)
Vietnamese: thác, thó
Variants
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