Chinese Word Entry


Simplified Chinese form: 胜之不武

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄕㄥˋ ㄓ ㄅㄨˋ ㄨˇ
Mandarin (Pinyin): shèng zhī bù wǔ
Cantonese (Jyutping): sing3 zi1 bat1 mou5
  1. (fig) to fight a one-sided battle

  2. to have an unfair advantage in a contest

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Chinese characters used in this word

victory, win, prevail, excel, be better than
Mandarin: ㄕㄥˋ (shèng), ㄕㄥ (shēng)
Cantonese: sing3
Japanese: ショウ (shou) / か.つ (katsu)、 -が.ち (-gachi)、 まさ.る (masaru)、 すぐ.れる (sugureru)、 たえる (taeru)
Korean: 승 (seung)
Vietnamese: thắng, thăng
Simplified Chinese form:

of, this, marks preceding phrase as modifier of following phrase, it, him her, them, go to
Mandarin: ㄓ (zhī), ㄓㄨ (zhū), ㄓˋ (zhì)
Cantonese: zi1
Japanese: シ (shi) / の (no)、 これ (kore)、 ゆく (yuku)、 この (kono)
Korean: 지 (ji)
Vietnamese: chi

negative, non-, bad, ugly, clumsy, no, not, un-, negative prefix
Mandarin: ㄅㄨˋ (bù), ㄅㄨˊ (bú), ㄈㄡˇ (fǒu), ㄈㄡ (fōu), ㄈㄨ (fū)
Cantonese: bat1
Japanese: フ (fu)、 ブ (bu)、 フツ (futsu)、 ヒ (hi) / せず (sezu)、 にあらず (niarazu)、 いなや (inaya)
Korean: 부 (bu), 불 (bul)
Vietnamese: bất, phầu, phủ, phi

warrior, military, chivalry, arms, martial, warlike
Mandarin: ㄨˇ (wǔ)
Cantonese: mou5
Japanese: ブ (bu)、 ム (mu) / たけ (take)、 たけ.し (takeshi)
Korean: 무 (mu)
Vietnamese: vũ, võ