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Characters Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

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Mandarin chuān / chuan1
Taiwan ch`uan / chuan
Japanese sakigawa / さきがわ    gawa / がわ    kawayanagi / かわやなぎ    kawataka / かわたか    kawazumi / かわずみ    kawasumi / かわすみ    kawazaki / かわざき    kawasaki / かわさき    kawakatsu / かわかつ    kawa / かわ
Chinese river; creek; plain; an area of level country; abbr. for Sichuan Province 四川[Si4 chuan1] in southwest China
Japanese (suffix) the .... river; (suffix used with the names of rivers); (1) river; stream; (suffix) (2) the .... river; (suffix used with the names of rivers); (surname) Sakigawa; (place-name) Gawa; (surname) Kawayanagi; (surname) Kawataka; (personal name) Kawazumi; (personal name) Kawasumi; (surname) Kawazaki; (surname) Kawasaki; (personal name) Kawakatsu; (surname) Kawa
A stream, a mountain stream; Ssu-ch'uan province; rivers

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Mandarin shuǐ / shui3
Taiwan shui
Japanese mizu(p);mi / みず(P);み    sui / すい
Chinese water; river; liquid; beverage; additional charges or income; (of clothes) classifier for number of washes; surname Shui
Japanese (1) (み is generally used in compounds) (See 湯・ゆ・1) water (esp. cool, fresh water, e.g. drinking water); (2) fluid (esp. in an animal tissue); liquid; (3) flood; floodwaters; (4) (みず only) {sumo} (See 力水) water offered to wrestlers just prior to a bout; (5) (みず only) {sumo} (See 水入り) break granted to wrestlers engaged in a prolonged bout; (1) (abbreviation) (See 水曜日) Wednesday; (2) (See 氷水) shaved ice (served with flavored syrup); (3) (See 五行・1) water (fifth of the five elements); (female given name) Yoshimi; (female given name) Minamo; (female given name) Minato; (female given name) Mina; (personal name) Mizuhai; (personal name) Mizutsugi; (surname) Mizutaka; (surname) Mizuzaki; (surname) Mizusaki; (female given name) Mizuki; (personal name) Mizuarai; (surname, female given name) Mizu; (female given name) Sui; (female given name) Io; (female given name) Akua; (female given name) Aoi
water; liquid.

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Mandarin jiāng / jiang1
Taiwan chiang
Japanese kou / ko / こう    e / え
Chinese river; CL:條|条[tiao2],道[dao4]; surname Jiang
Japanese (1) (archaism) large river (esp. the Yangtze); (2) (See 琵琶湖) Lake Biwa; inlet; bay; (given name) Minkou; (surname) Chiyan; (surname) Gou; (surname, given name) Kou; (surname) Ko; (surname) Kuu; (surname) Ezaki; (surname) Esaki; (surname) Ee; (surname) E; (female given name) Irie
A river; the River, the Yangtsze.

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Mandarin fén / fen2
Taiwan fen
Japanese kawa / かわ
Chinese name of a river
Japanese (surname) Kawa

古河

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Japanese furuko / ふるこ    furuga / ふるが    furukawa / ふるかわ    kogawa / こがわ    kogasaki / こがさき    kokawa / こが    kouga / koga / こかわ
Japanese old river; (place-name) Furuko; (surname) Furuga; (place-name, surname) Furukawa; (surname) Kogawa; (surname) Kogasaki; (place-name, surname) Koga; (surname) Kokawa; (surname) Kouga

連綿


连绵

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Mandarin lián mián / lian2 mian2
Taiwan lien mien
Japanese renmen / れんめん
Chinese continuous; unbroken; uninterrupted; extending forever into the distance (of mountain range, river etc)
Japanese (adj-t,adv-to) unbroken; uninterrupted; on and on; continuous
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

尼日爾


尼日尔

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Mandarin ní rì ěr / ni2 ri4 er3
Taiwan ni jih erh
Chinese Niger (African state); Niger River, West Africa

揚子江


扬子江

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Mandarin yáng zǐ jiāng / yang2 zi3 jiang1
Taiwan yang tzu chiang
Japanese yousukou / yosuko / ようすこう
Chinese Changjiang 長江|长江 or Yangtze River; old name for Changjiang, especially lower reaches around Yangzhou 揚州|扬州
Japanese Yangtze River (in China); (place-name) Yousukou

山高水長


山高水长

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Mandarin shān gāo shuǐ cháng / shan1 gao1 shui3 chang2
Taiwan shan kao shui ch`ang / shan kao shui chang
Chinese high as the mountain and long as the river (idiom); fig. noble and far-reaching

文江學海


文江学海

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Mandarin wén jiāng xué hǎi / wen2 jiang1 xue2 hai3
Taiwan wen chiang hsüeh hai
Chinese river of literacy, sea of learning (idiom); ars longa, vita brevis

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Mandarin pàn / pan4
Taiwan p`an / pan
Japanese kuroyanagi / くろやなぎ    azeyanagi / あぜやなぎ    azeyagi / あぜやぎ    aze / あぜ
Chinese edge; side; boundary; bank (of a river etc); shore
Japanese (1) (kana only) on the bank of; by the side of (e.g. a river, pond); (2) (in the) neighbourhood; neighborhood; vicinity; nearby; (1) (kana only) ridge of earth between rice fields; (2) (kana only) ridge between grooves in threshold or lintel; (3) (abbreviation) footpath between rice fields; causeway; (surname) Kuroyanagi; (surname) Aze
A path between fields, or boundary; to trespass; translit. ban, van, par, pra. v. 般, 班, etc; boundary path

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Mandarin/ gu3
Taiwan ku
Japanese ko / もも
Chinese thigh; part of a whole; portion of a sum; (stock) share; strand of a thread; low-level administrative unit, translated as "section" or "department" etc, ranked below 科[ke1]; classifier for long winding things like ropes, rivers etc; classifier for smoke, smells etc: thread, puff, whiff; classifier for bands of people, gangs etc; classifier for sudden forceful actions
Japanese (1) thigh; (can be adjective with の) (2) femoral; (1) crotch; crutch; groin; thigh; (2) fork (in a tree, road, river, etc.); tines (of a fork)
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

下流

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Mandarin xià liú / xia4 liu2
Taiwan hsia liu
Japanese karyuu / karyu / かりゅう
Chinese lower course of a river; low-class; mean and lowly; vulgar; obscene
Japanese (1) downstream; lower reaches of a river; (2) lower classes; (place-name) Shitaru

主流

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Mandarin zhǔ liú / zhu3 liu2
Taiwan chu liu
Japanese shuryuu / shuryu / しゅりゅう
Chinese main stream (of a river); fig. the essential point; main viewpoint of a matter; mainstream (culture etc)
Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) (1) mainstream; commonplace; (2) main course (of a river); main stream

大河

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Mandarin dà hé / da4 he2
Taiwan ta ho
Japanese taiga / たいが
Chinese large river (esp the Yellow River)
Japanese (See 大川) large river; (surname, female given name) Taiga; (surname) Taika; (place-name) Ookou; (surname) Oogawa; (place-name, surname) Ookawa; (place-name) Ooka
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

水源

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Mandarin shuǐ yuán / shui3 yuan2
Taiwan shui yüan
Japanese suigen / すいげん
Chinese water source; water supply; headwaters of a river
Japanese source of river; fountainhead; (place-name) Suigen

江河

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Mandarin jiāng hé / jiang1 he2
Taiwan chiang ho
Japanese kouga / koga / こうが
Chinese Yangtze and Yellow rivers
Japanese Yangtze and Yellow rivers; large river; (surname) Egawa
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

河伯

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Mandarin hé bó / he2 bo2
Taiwan ho po
Japanese kahaku / かわのかみ
Chinese name or river God associated with Yellow river
Japanese river god; (1) kappa (mythical water-dwelling creature); (2) river god
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

河口

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Mandarin hé kǒu / he2 kou3
Taiwan ho k`ou / ho kou
Japanese kouguchi / koguchi / こうぐち    kawaguchi / かわぐち    kawakuchi / かわくち
Chinese estuary; the mouth of a river
Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) mouth of river; estuary; (surname) Kouguchi; (place-name, surname) Kawaguchi; (place-name) Kawakuchi

河岸

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Mandarin hé àn / he2 an4
Taiwan ho an
Japanese kawagishi / かわぎし    kawakishi / かわきし
Chinese riverside; river bank
Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) (1) riverbank; riverside; (2) fish market; (place-name, surname) Kawagishi; (surname) Kawakishi
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

河床

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Mandarin hé chuáng / he2 chuang2
Taiwan ho ch`uang / ho chuang
Japanese kawadoko / かわどこ    kawatoko / かわとこ    kashou / kasho / かしょう
Chinese riverbed
Japanese (1) riverbed; (2) raised platform on the bank of a river for enjoying the cool in summer; riverbed; (surname) Kawadoko; (surname) Kawatoko; (personal name) Kashou

河水

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Mandarin hé shuǐ / he2 shui3
Taiwan ho shui
Japanese kasui / かすい
Chinese river water
Japanese river water; stream; (place-name) Kousui; (surname) Kawamizu

河渠

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Mandarin hé qú / he2 qu2
Taiwan ho ch`ü / ho chü
Japanese kakyo / かきょ
Chinese rivers and canals; waterway
Japanese waterway; canal; river

河港

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Mandarin hé gǎng / he2 gang3
Taiwan ho kang
Japanese kakou / kako / かこう
Chinese river port
Japanese river port

河畔

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Mandarin hé pàn / he2 pan4
Taiwan ho p`an / ho pan
Japanese kahan / かはん
Chinese riverside; river plain
Japanese riverside; (place-name) Kahan

河神

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Mandarin hé shén / he2 shen2
Taiwan ho shen
Japanese kashin / かしん
Chinese river god
Japanese guardian deity of rivers; river god; (surname) Kawakami

河谷

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Mandarin hé gǔ / he2 gu3
Taiwan ho ku
Japanese kakoku / かこく
Chinese river valley
Japanese river valley; (place-name) Koudani; (surname) Koutani; (surname) Kawatani

河道

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Mandarin hé dào / he2 dao4
Taiwan ho tao
Japanese kadou / kado / かどう
Chinese river course; river channel
Japanese river channel; floodway; (surname) Koudou; (surname) Kawamichi

流域

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Mandarin liú yù / liu2 yu4
Taiwan liu yü
Japanese ryuuiki / ryuiki / りゅういき
Chinese river basin; valley; drainage area
Japanese (river) basin

渡河

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Mandarin dù hé / du4 he2
Taiwan tu ho
Japanese toka / とか
Chinese to cross a river
Japanese (noun/participle) river crossing; (surname) Watakawa; (given name) Toga; (surname) Tokawa
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

長江

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Mandarin cháng jiāng / chang2 jiang1
Taiwan ch`ang chiang / chang chiang
Japanese choukou / choko / ちょうこう
Chinese Yangtze River, or Chang Jiang
Japanese Yangtze River; Changjiang River; (female given name) Masae; (female given name) Hisae; (place-name, surname) Nagae; (place-name) Choukou; (personal name) Osae

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Mandarin shàng / shang4
Taiwan shang
Japanese jou / jo / じょう    kami / かみ    uwa / うわ    ue / うえ
Chinese on top; upon; above; upper; previous; first (of multiple parts); to climb; to get onto; to go up; to attend (class or university); see 上聲|上声[shang3 sheng1]
Japanese (suffix noun) (1) from the standpoint of; as a matter of (e.g. fact); in the field of; being of the type of; (2) aboard (a ship or vehicle); on top of; on; above; (3) (See 下・げ・2,上巻) first volume (e.g. book); (n,pref) (4) superior quality; best; top; high class; (5) going up; (6) governmental; imperial; (7) presenting; showing; (prefix) (8) ana- (medical, biol.); (1) (ant: 下・しも・1) upper reaches (of a river); upper stream; (2) top; upper part; upper half (of the body); (3) long ago; (4) beginning; first; (5) (honorific or respectful language) (See 御上・1) person of high rank (e.g. the emperor); (6) government; imperial court; (7) (See 上方・かみがた) imperial capital (i.e. Kyoto); capital region (i.e. Kansai); region (or direction of) the imperial palace; (8) head (of a table); (9) (honorific or respectful language) wife; mistress (of a restaurant); (n,pref) upper; upward; outer; surface; top; (n,adj-no,n-adv,n-suf) (1) above; up; over; elder (e.g. daughter); (2) top; summit; (3) surface; on; (4) before; previous; (5) superiority; one's superior (i.e. one's elder); (6) on top of that; besides; what's more; (7) upon (further inspection, etc.); based on (and occurring after); (8) matters concerning...; as concerns ...; (9) (as ...上は) since (i.e. "for that reason"); (suffix noun) (10) (honorific or respectful language) (See 父上) suffix indicating higher social standing; (11) (archaism) place of one's superior (i.e. the throne); (12) (archaism) emperor; sovereign; shogun; daimyo; (13) (archaism) noblewoman (esp. the wife of a nobleman); (surname) Noboru; (given name) Takashi; (given name) Susumu; (surname) Jouji; (surname) Jou; (surname) Sakigami; (surname) Kouzaki; (surname) Kou; (place-name) Kamura; (surname) Kamiyanagi; (place-name) Kamino; (place-name, surname) Kami; (place-name) Kano; (surname) Kado; (place-name) Uwa; (surname) Ue
uttarā 嗢呾羅; above upper, superior; on; former. To ascend, offer to a superior.

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Mandarin xià / xia4
Taiwan hsia
Japanese shimo / しも    shita / した    ge / げ    ka / か
Chinese down; downwards; below; lower; later; next (week etc); second (of two parts); to decline; to go down; to arrive at (a decision, conclusion etc); measure word to show the frequency of an action
Japanese (1) (ant: 上・かみ・1) lower reaches (of a river); (2) bottom; lower part; (3) lower half (of the body, esp. the privates); feces (faeces); urine; menses; (4) end; far from the imperial palace (i.e. far from Kyoto, esp. of western Japan); (can be adjective with の) (5) dirty (e.g. dirty jokes, etc.); (1) below; down; under; younger (e.g. daughter); (2) bottom; (3) beneath; underneath; (4) (as 下から, 下より, etc.) just after; right after; (noun - becomes adjective with の) (5) inferiority; one's inferior (i.e. one's junior); (6) (See 下取り) trade-in; (prefix noun) (7) (See 下準備) preliminary; preparatory; (1) lowness (of degree, value, etc.); inferiority; (2) (See 下巻) (ant: 上・じょう・3) second volume (of two); third volume (of three); (suf,adj-no) under (being in said condition or environment); (place-name, surname) Shimo; (surname) Shita; (surname) Sagari; (place-name) Geno; (surname) Kudari
hīna, adhara. Below, lower, inferior, low; to descend, let down, put down; lesser

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Mandarin nāng / nang1
Taiwan nang
Chinese a bend in a river (Cantonese)

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Japanese mata / また Japanese (1) crotch; crutch; groin; thigh; (2) fork (in a tree, road, river, etc.); tines (of a fork); (surname) Mata

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Mandarin shàn / shan4
Taiwan shan
Japanese en
Chinese sharp; river in Zhejiang
Pointed, sharp.

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Mandarin zhì / zhi4
Taiwan chih
Chinese river bent

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Mandarin chā / cha1
Taiwan ch`a / cha
Japanese sha / また
Chinese to diverge; to open (as legs); to cross; be stuck; fork; pitchfork; prong; pick; cross; intersect; "X"
Japanese (1) crotch; crutch; groin; thigh; (2) fork (in a tree, road, river, etc.); tines (of a fork)
A fork, forked; to fold, folded; to clasp the hands

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Mandarin dǐ // chí / di3 // chi2
Taiwan ti // ch`ih / ti // chih
Chinese place name; islet; rock in river

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Mandarin yín / yin2
Taiwan yin
Chinese limit; border; river bank

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Mandarin pǔ // bù / pu3 // bu4
Taiwan p`u // pu / pu // pu
Chinese port; flat land next to a river or ocean; port; wharf; pier

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Mandarin duī / dui1
Taiwan tui
Japanese tai / たい
Chinese to pile up; to heap up; a mass; pile; heap; stack; large amount
Japanese bank (river, lake); (personal name) Takurou; (surname) Akutsu
A heap, a pile.


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Mandarin dàng / dang4
Taiwan tang
Chinese (dialect) earthen dyke in a river or rice paddy (for irrigation purposes)

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Mandarin tào / tao4
Taiwan t`ao / tao
Chinese to cover; to encase; cover; sheath; to overlap; to interleave; to model after; to copy; formula; harness; loop of rope; (fig.) to fish for; to obtain slyly; classifier for sets, collections; bend (of a river or mountain range, in place names); tau (Greek letter Ττ)


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Mandarin guī / gui1
Taiwan kuei
Chinese surname Gui; name of a river

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Mandarin chà / cha4
Taiwan ch`a / cha
Chinese fork in road; bifurcation; branch in road, river, mountain range etc; to branch off; to turn off; to diverge; to stray (from the path); to change the subject; to interrupt; to stagger (times)

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Mandarin mín / min2
Taiwan min
Chinese name of a river in Sichuan

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Mandarin chuān / chuan1
Taiwan ch`uan / chuan
Japanese magarikawa;magarigawa / まがりかわ;まがりがわ
Chinese archaic variant of 川[chuan1]
Japanese (kana only) kanji "curving river" radical (variant of radical 47)

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Mandarin tóu / tou2
Taiwan t`ou / tou
Japanese tou / to / とう
Chinese to cast; to send; to throw oneself (into the river etc); to seek refuge; to place oneself into the hands of
Japanese (1) {baseb} pitching ability; (suf,ctr) (2) counter for pitches
To cast, throw into, surrender, tender.


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Mandarin tiáo / tiao2
Taiwan t`iao / tiao
Japanese jouji / joji / じょうじ    jou / jo / じょう
Chinese strip; item; article; clause (of law or treaty); classifier for long thin things (ribbon, river, road, trousers etc)
Japanese (personal name) Jouji; (surname) Jou
A length (of anything); a law, order; reason

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Mandarin qiān / qian1
Taiwan ch`ien / chien
Chinese marsh; float; name of a river flowing through Gansu to Shaanxi Province

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Mandarin/ mi4
Taiwan mi
Chinese name of a river, the southern tributary of Miluo river 汨羅江|汨罗江[Mi4 luo2 jiang1]

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Mandarin ruì / rui4
Taiwan jui
Chinese river-bend

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Mandarin biàn / bian4
Taiwan pien
Chinese name of an ancient river in Henan

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Mandarin biàn / bian4
Taiwan pien
Chinese name of a river in Henan; Henan

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Mandarin wèn / wen4
Taiwan wen
Chinese Wen River in northwest Sichuan (same as 汶川); classical name of river in Shandong, used to refer to Qi 齊國|齐国

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Mandarin zhōng / zhong1
Taiwan chung
Chinese name of an ancient river in Hubei

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Mandarin/ yi2
Taiwan i
Chinese Yi River, Shandong

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Mandarin/ wo4
Taiwan wo
Japanese sosogu / そそぐ    ou / o / おう
Chinese fertile; rich; to irrigate; to wash (of river)
Japanese (given name) Sosogu; (surname) Ou
Wet, wash, enrich; moisten

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Mandarin yuán / yuan2
Taiwan yüan
Chinese Yuan river in Guizhou and Hunan

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Mandarin miǎn / mian3
Taiwan mien
Chinese inundation; name of a river

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Mandarin/ bi3
Taiwan pi
Chinese name of a river

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Mandarin shù / shu4
Taiwan shu
Chinese river in Shandong

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Mandarin tuó / tuo2
Taiwan t`o / to
Chinese tearful; to branch (of river)

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Mandarin/ he2
Taiwan ho
Japanese hoo;kawa / ホー;かわ
Chinese river; CL:條|条[tiao2],道[dao4]
Japanese {mahj} discarded tiles (chi:); discards; (surname) Ha; (surname) Kou; (place-name) Gawa; (surname) Ka
River (in north), canal (in south), especially the Yellow River in China and the Ganges 恒河in India.

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Mandarin zhì / zhi4
Taiwan chih
Japanese haru / はる    hajime / はじめ    naoru / なおる    tadasu / ただす    osame / おさめ    osamu / おさむ    isao / いさお
Chinese to rule; to govern; to manage; to control; to harness (a river); to treat (a disease); to wipe out (a pest); to punish; to research
Japanese (surname, given name) Haru; (given name) Hajime; (given name) Naoru; (given name) Tadasu; (given name) Osame; (given name) Osamu; (given name) Isao
Rule, govern; prepare; treat, cure; repress, punish; to govern

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Mandarin/ gu1
Taiwan ku
Chinese name of a river

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Mandarin/ si4
Taiwan ssu
Chinese nasal mucus; river in Shandong

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Mandarin zhī / zhi1
Taiwan chih
Chinese a river in Hebei province

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Mandarin/ ji3
Taiwan chi
Chinese clear wine; name of a river

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Mandarin zhū / zhu1
Taiwan chu
Japanese keishu / keshu / けいしゅ
Chinese name of a river; surname Zhu
Japanese (given name) Keishu

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Mandarin/ yi1
Taiwan i
Chinese old name of a river in Henan, now written 伊河

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Mandarin/ mi3
Taiwan mi
Chinese Mi river in Hunan, tributary of Xiangjiang 湘江

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Mandarin jīn / jin1
Taiwan chin
Japanese tsu / つ
Chinese saliva; sweat; a ferry crossing; a ford (river crossing); abbr. for Tianjin 天津
Japanese (suffix) (1) harbour; harbor; port; (2) ferry; (given name) Wataru; (surname) Watari; (personal name) Minato; (given name) Tsuru; (surname) Tsuhama; (surname) Tsudaka; (personal name) Tsusue; (surname) Tsuzaki; (surname) Tsusaki; (place-name, surname) Tsu; (given name) Shin; (surname) Oyadzu; (surname) Oyagitsu
Ford, ferry, place of crossing a stream.

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Mandarin wěi / wei3
Taiwan wei
Chinese name of a river

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Mandarin xiáo / xiao2
Taiwan hsiao
Chinese Xiao River in Hebei province

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Mandarin táo / tao2
Taiwan t`ao / tao
Chinese to cleanse; name of a river

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Mandarin zhōu / zhou1
Taiwan chou
Japanese hiji;hishi / ひじ;ひし
Chinese continent; island in a river
Japanese (archaism) mid-ocean sandbank; (surname) Suzaki; (surname) Susaki; (surname) Suga; (surname) Shuu; (surname) Shimazaki; (surname) Shima; (surname) Kunizaki; (female given name) Kuni
An islet; a continent; island

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Mandarin huán / huan2
Taiwan huan
Chinese name of a river

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Mandarin míng / ming2
Taiwan ming
Chinese name of a river

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Mandarin shī / shi1
Taiwan shih
Chinese Shi, name of river in Xinyang 信陽|信阳, Henan

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Mandarin/ xi1
Taiwan hsi
Chinese name of a river in Hubei

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Mandarin/ pu3
Taiwan p`u / pu
Japanese ura / うら
Chinese river bank; shore; river drainage ditch (old); surname Pu
Japanese (1) inlet; (2) seashore; beach; (surname) Ho; (p,s,f) Ura

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Mandarin gēng / geng1
Taiwan keng
Chinese name of a river in Hebei

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Mandarin jīng / jing1
Taiwan ching
Chinese Jing River

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Mandarin é / e2
Taiwan o
Chinese old name for the Dadu River 大渡河[Da4 du4 He2] in Sichuan

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Mandarin/ su4
Taiwan su
Chinese name of a river


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Mandarin/ li4
Taiwan li
Chinese variant of 蒞|莅[li4], to attend; river in Hebei

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Mandarin/ si4
Taiwan ssu
Chinese river bank

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Mandarin/ fu2
Taiwan fu
Chinese (name of a river)

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Mandarin diàn / dian4
Taiwan tien
Japanese yodo / よど
Chinese shallow water
Japanese (1) stagnation; deposit; sediment; backwater; (2) faltering; hesitation; pause; pool (in river); (place-name, surname) Yodo

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Mandarin/ de2
Taiwan te
Chinese (river); old variant of 得[de2]

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Mandarin/ zi1
Taiwan tzu
Chinese black; name of a river

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Mandarin/ qi2
Taiwan ch`i / chi
Chinese name of a river

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Mandarin fāng / fang1
Taiwan fang
Chinese name of a river

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Mandarin féi / fei2
Taiwan fei
Chinese name of a river

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Mandarin sōng / song1
Taiwan sung
Chinese variant of 凇[song1]; name of a river in Jiangsu Province

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Mandarin/ yu1
Taiwan
Chinese silt; river sludge; to silt up; choked with silt; variant of 瘀[yu1]

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Mandarin gàn / gan4
Taiwan kan
Japanese aka / あか
Chinese name of a river
Japanese (kana only) bilge water

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Mandarin huái / huai2
Taiwan huai
Chinese name of a river

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Apparently, we were the first ones who were crazy enough to think that western people might want a combined Chinese, Japanese, and Buddhist dictionary.

A lot of westerners can't tell the difference between Chinese and Japanese - and there is a reason for that. Chinese characters and even whole words were borrowed by Japan from the Chinese language in the 5th century. Much of the time, if a word or character is used in both languages, it will have the same or a similar meaning. However, this is not always true. Language evolves, and meanings independently change in each language.

Example: The Chinese character 湯 for soup (hot water) has come to mean bath (hot water) in Japanese. They have the same root meaning of "hot water", but a 湯屋 sign on a bathhouse in Japan would lead a Chinese person to think it was a "soup house" or a place to get a bowl of soup. See this: Soup or Bath

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