Chinese Word Entry

觸景生情

Simplified Chinese form: 触景生情

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄔㄨˋ ㄐㄧㄥˇ ㄕㄥ ㄑㄧㄥˊ
Mandarin (Pinyin): chù jǐng shēng qíng
Cantonese (Jyutping): zuk1 ging2 sang1 cing4
Definitions:
  1. scene which recalls past memories (idiom)

  2. evocative of the past

  3. reminiscent

  4. to arouse deep feelings


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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
Simplified Chinese form:
Simplified Japanese form:

scenery, view, conditions
Readings
Mandarin: ㄐㄧㄥˇ (jǐng), ㄧㄥˇ (yǐng)
Cantonese: ging2, jing2
Japanese: ケイ (kei)、 エイ (ei) / けしき (keshiki)、 かげ (kage)
Korean: 경 (gyeong), 영 (yeong)
Vietnamese: cảnh

life, genuine, birth, living, lifetime
Readings
Mandarin: ㄕㄥ (shēng)
Cantonese: saang1, sang1
Japanese: セイ (sei)、 ショウ (shou) / い.きる (ikiru)、 い.かす (ikasu)、 い.ける (ikeru)、 う.まれる (umareru)、 う.まれ (umare)、 う.む (umu)、 お.う (ou)、 は.える (haeru)、 は.やす (hayasu)、 き (ki)、 なま (nama)、 なま- (nama-)、 な.る (naru)、 な.す (nasu)、 む.す (musu)、 -う (-u)
Korean: 생 (saeng)
Vietnamese: sanh, sinh

feelings, emotion, passion, sympathy, circumstances, facts, feeling, sentiment
Readings
Mandarin: ㄑㄧㄥˊ (qíng)
Cantonese: cing4
Japanese: ジョウ (jou)、 セイ (sei) / なさ.け (nasake)、 こころ (kokoro)、 おもむき (omomuki)
Korean: 정 (jeong)
Vietnamese: tình