Chinese Word Entry

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄘˇ ㄑㄧˇ ㄅㄧˇ ㄈㄨˊ
Mandarin (Pinyin): cǐ qǐ bǐ fú
Cantonese (Jyutping): ci2 hei2 bei2 fuk6
  1. up here, down there (idiom); to rise and fall in succession

  2. no sooner one subsides, the next arises

  3. repeating continuously

  4. occurring again and again (of applause, fires, waves, protests, conflicts, uprisings etc)

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Chinese characters used in this word

this, current, next, coming, last, past, these, in this case, then
Mandarin: ㄘˇ (cǐ)
Cantonese: ci2
Japanese: シ (shi) / これ (kore)、 この (kono)、 ここ (koko)
Korean: 차 (cha)
Vietnamese: thử

rouse, wake up, get up, rise, stand up, go up, begin
Mandarin: ㄑㄧˇ (qǐ)
Cantonese: hei2
Japanese: キ (ki) / お.きる (okiru)、 お.こる (okoru)、 お.こす (okosu)、 た.つ (tatsu)
Korean: 기 (gi)
Vietnamese: khởi

he, that, the, there, those
Mandarin: ㄅㄧˇ (bǐ)
Cantonese: bei2
Japanese: ヒ (hi) / かれ (kare)、 かの (kano)
Korean: 피 (pi)
Vietnamese: bỉ

prostrated, bend down, bow, cover, lay (pipes), crouch, crawl, lie hidden, conceal
Mandarin: ㄈㄨˊ (fú), ㄈㄨˋ (fù)
Cantonese: fuk6
Japanese: フク (fuku)、 フウ (fuu)、 ブク (buku) / ふ.せる (fuseru)、 ふ.す (fusu)、 したがう (shitagau)
Korean: 복 (bog), 부 (bu)
Vietnamese: phục