Chinese Word Entry

觸媒作用

Simplified Chinese form: 触媒作用

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄔㄨˋ ㄇㄟˊ ㄗㄨㄛˋ ㄩㄥˋ
Mandarin (Pinyin): chù méi zuò yòng
Cantonese (Jyutping): zuk1 mui4 zok3 jung6
Definition: catalysis

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Chinese characters used in this word

touch, feel, hit, proclaim, announce, conflict, contact, butt, ram, gore
Readings
Mandarin: ㄔㄨˋ (chù)
Cantonese: cuk1, zuk1
Japanese: ショク (shoku)、 ソク (soku) / ふ.れる (fureru)、 さわ.る (sawaru)
Korean: 촉 (chog)
Vietnamese: xúc
Variants
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Simplified Japanese form:

mediator, go-between, matchmaker, medium
Readings
Mandarin: ㄇㄟˊ (méi), ㄇㄟˋ (mèi)
Cantonese: mui4
Japanese: バイ (bai)、 マイ (mai)、 ボウ (bou) / なこうど (nakoudo)
Korean: 매 (mae)
Vietnamese: môi, mối

make, production, prepare, build, work, compose, write, act, perform
Readings
Mandarin: ㄗㄨㄛ (zuō), ㄗㄨㄛˋ (zuò), ㄗㄨㄛˊ (zuó)
Cantonese: zok3
Japanese: サク (saku)、 サ (sa) / つく.る (tsukuru)、 つく.り (tsukuri)、 -づく.り (-dukuri)、 なす (nasu)
Korean: 작 (jag), 자 (ja), 주 (ju)
Vietnamese: tác

utilize, business, service, use, employ, apply, operate
Readings
Mandarin: ㄩㄥˋ (yòng)
Cantonese: jung6
Japanese: ヨウ (you) / もち.いる (mochiiru)、 はたらき (hataraki)、 もって (motte)
Korean: 용 (yong)
Vietnamese: dụng