Chinese Word Entry


Simplified Chinese form: 抗辩

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄎㄤˋ ㄅㄧㄢˋ
Mandarin (Pinyin): kàng biàn
Cantonese (Jyutping): kong3 bin6
  1. to counter accusations

  2. to protest

  3. to remonstrate

  4. to retort

  5. to plead

  6. to demur

  7. a plea (of not guilty)

  8. a defense (against an allegation)

  9. to enter a plea to a charge (in a law court)

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Chinese characters used in this word

confront, resist, defy, oppose, reject
Mandarin: ㄎㄤˋ (kàng), ㄍㄤ (gāng)
Cantonese: kong3
Japanese: コウ (kou) / あらが.う (aragau)、 あたる (ataru)、 ふせぐ (fusegu)
Korean: 항 (hang)
Vietnamese: kháng

speech, dialect, dispute, argue, debate, discuss
Mandarin: ㄅㄧㄢˋ (biàn), ㄆㄧㄢˊ (pián), ㄅㄧㄢˇ (biǎn), ㄅㄢˋ (bàn)
Cantonese: bin6
Japanese: ベン (ben)、 ヘン (hen) / わきま.える (wakimaeru)、 わ.ける (wakeru)、 はなびら (hanabira)、 あらそ.う (arasou)
Korean: 변 (byeon)
Vietnamese: biện
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