Chinese Word Entry

先導

Simplified Chinese form: 先导

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄒㄧㄢ ㄉㄠˇ
Mandarin (Pinyin): xiān dǎo
Cantonese (Jyutping): sin1 dou6
Definitions:
  1. guide

  2. forerunner

  3. pioneer


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Chinese characters used in this word

before, ahead, previous, future, precedence, first, former
Readings
Mandarin: ㄒㄧㄢ (xiān)
Cantonese: sin1
Japanese: セン (sen) / さき (saki)、 ま.ず (mazu)、 さきんじる (sakinjiru)
Korean: 선 (seon)
Vietnamese: tiên, tiến

guidance, leading, conduct, usher, direct, guide, lead
Readings
Mandarin: ㄉㄠˇ (dǎo), ㄉㄠˋ (dào)
Cantonese: dou6
Japanese: ドウ (dou) / みちび.く (michibiku)、 みちびき (michibiki)
Korean: 도 (do)
Vietnamese: đạo
Variants
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