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Characters Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

生存

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Mandarin shēng cún / sheng1 cun2
Taiwan sheng ts`un / sheng tsun
Japanese seizon / sezon / せいぞん
Chinese to exist; to survive
Japanese (1) existence; being; survival; (noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru) (2) to exist; to live; to survive

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Mandarin cún / cun2
Taiwan ts`un / tsun
Japanese yasushi / やすし    megumu / めぐむ    tamotsu / たもつ    zon / ぞん    son / そん    susumu / すすむ    akira / あきら
Chinese to exist; to deposit; to store; to keep; to survive
Japanese (given name) Yasushi; (given name) Megumu; (surname, given name) Tamotsu; (given name) Zon; (given name) Son; (given name) Susumu; (female given name) Akira
To keep, maintain, preserve; to exist


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Mandarin cán / can2
Taiwan ts`an / tsan
Japanese zan
Chinese to destroy; to spoil; to ruin; to injure; cruel; oppressive; savage; brutal; incomplete; disabled; to remain; to survive; remnant; surplus
To spoil, injure; cruel; to injure

保命

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Mandarin bǎo mìng / bao3 ming4
Taiwan pao ming
Chinese to save one's life; to survive

保苗

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Mandarin bǎo miáo / bao3 miao2
Taiwan pao miao
Chinese to protect young plants, ensuring that enough survive to produce a good crop

倖存


幸存

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Mandarin xìng cún / xing4 cun2
Taiwan hsing ts`un / hsing tsun
Chinese to survive (a disaster)

凌ぐ

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Japanese shinogu / しのぐ Japanese (transitive verb) (1) to endure; to keep out (e.g. rain); to stave off (e.g. starvation); (2) to pull through; to get over; to survive; (3) to surpass; to outdo; to excel; to eclipse; to defy; to slight

啖う

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Japanese kuu / ku / くう Japanese (out-dated kanji) (transitive verb) (1) (masculine speech) to eat; (2) to live; to make a living; to survive; (3) to bite; to sting (as insects do); (4) to tease; to torment; to taunt; to make light of; to make fun of; (5) to encroach on; to eat into; to consume; (6) to defeat a superior; to threaten a position; (7) to consume time and-or resources; (8) (colloquialism) to receive something (usu. an unfavourable event); (9) (masculine speech) (vulgar) to have sexual relations with a woman, esp. for the first time

喰う

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Japanese kuu / ku / くう Japanese (transitive verb) (1) (masculine speech) to eat; (2) to live; to make a living; to survive; (3) to bite; to sting (as insects do); (4) to tease; to torment; to taunt; to make light of; to make fun of; (5) to encroach on; to eat into; to consume; (6) to defeat a superior; to threaten a position; (7) to consume time and-or resources; (8) (colloquialism) to receive something (usu. an unfavourable event); (9) (masculine speech) (vulgar) to have sexual relations with a woman, esp. for the first time

存活

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Mandarin cún huó / cun2 huo2
Taiwan ts`un huo / tsun huo
Chinese to survive (a serious accident); survival

度過


度过

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Mandarin dù guò / du4 guo4
Taiwan tu kuo
Chinese to pass; to spend (time); to survive; to get through

成活

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Mandarin chéng huó / cheng2 huo2
Taiwan ch`eng huo / cheng huo
Chinese to survive

持つ

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Japanese motsu / もつ Japanese (Godan verb with "tsu" ending) (1) to hold (in one's hand); to take; to carry; (2) to possess; to have; to own; (3) to maintain; to keep; (4) to last; to be durable; to keep; to survive; (5) to take charge of; to be in charge of

殘存

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Mandarin cán cún / can2 cun2
Taiwan ts`an ts`un / tsan tsun
Chinese to survive; remnant

活下

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Mandarin huó xià / huo2 xia4
Taiwan huo hsia
Chinese to survive

活命

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Mandarin huó mìng / huo2 ming4
Taiwan huo ming
Japanese katsumei
Chinese life; to survive; to save a life; to scrape a living
Life, living; to revive.

活路

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Mandarin huó lù / huo2 lu4
Taiwan huo lu
Japanese katsuro / かつろ
Chinese labor; physical work; through road; way out; way to survive; means of subsistence
Japanese means of survival; means of escape
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

潜る

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Japanese moguru;muguru(ok) / もぐる;むぐる(ok)    kuguru / くぐる Japanese (v5r,vi) (1) to dive (into or under water); (2) to get under; to get into; to get in; to creep into; to crawl under; to bury oneself; to burrow into; to dig oneself into; to snuggle under; (3) (See 地下に潜る) to hide oneself (esp. from the government); to conceal oneself; to go underground; (v5r,vi) (1) (kana only) to go under; to pass under; to go through; to pass through; (2) (kana only) (See 潜る・もぐる・1) to dive (into or under the water); (3) (kana only) to evade; to get around; to slip past; (4) (kana only) to survive; to surmount

生路

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Mandarin shēng lù / sheng1 lu4
Taiwan sheng lu
Japanese iro / いろ    ikuji / いくじ
Chinese a way to make a living; a way to survive; a way out of a predicament
Japanese (female given name) Iro; (place-name, surname) Ikuji

生還

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Mandarin shēng huán / sheng1 huan2
Taiwan sheng huan
Japanese seikan / sekan / せいかん
Chinese to return alive; to survive
Japanese (noun/participle) (1) returning alive; (2) {baseb} reaching the home plate

給濟


给济

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Mandarin jǐ jǐ / ji3 ji3
Taiwan chi chi
Japanese kyūsai
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

食う

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Japanese kuu / ku / くう Japanese (transitive verb) (1) (masculine speech) to eat; (2) to live; to make a living; to survive; (3) to bite; to sting (as insects do); (4) to tease; to torment; to taunt; to make light of; to make fun of; (5) to encroach on; to eat into; to consume; (6) to defeat a superior; to threaten a position; (7) to consume time and-or resources; (8) (colloquialism) to receive something (usu. an unfavourable event); (9) (masculine speech) (vulgar) to have sexual relations with a woman, esp. for the first time

助かる

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Japanese tasukaru / たすかる Japanese (v5r,vi) (1) to be saved; to be rescued; to survive; (2) to escape harm; to be spared damage; (3) to be helped; to be saved trouble

活下去

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Mandarin huó xià qù / huo2 xia4 qu4
Taiwan huo hsia ch`ü / huo hsia chü
Chinese to survive; to keep on living

耐受力

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Mandarin nài shòu lì / nai4 shou4 li4
Taiwan nai shou li
Chinese tolerance; ability to survive; hardiness

適存度

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Mandarin shì cún dù / shi4 cun2 du4
Taiwan shih ts`un tu / shih tsun tu
Chinese fitness (evolution); ability to survive and reproduce

厚膜胞子

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Japanese koumakuhoushi / komakuhoshi / こうまくほうし Japanese chlamydospore (thick-walled spore that can survive harsh conditions)

命を繋ぐ

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Japanese inochiotsunagu / いのちをつなぐ Japanese (exp,v5g) to survive; to continue living; to escape death

死裡逃生

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Mandarin sǐ lǐ táo shēng / si3 li3 tao2 sheng1
Taiwan ssu li t`ao sheng / ssu li tao sheng
Chinese mortal danger, escape alive (idiom); a narrow escape; to survive by the skin of one's teeth

消え残る

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Japanese kienokoru / きえのこる Japanese (v5r,vi) to remain unextinguished; to survive

焼け残る

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Japanese yakenokoru / やけのこる Japanese (v5r,vi) to escape being burned (esp. of a building or the items in it); to survive a fire

生きぬく

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Japanese ikinuku / いきぬく Japanese (v5k,vi) to live through; to survive

生き抜く

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Japanese ikinuku / いきぬく Japanese (v5k,vi) to live through; to survive

生き残る

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Japanese ikinokoru / いきのこる Japanese (v5r,vi) to survive

羹藜含糗

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Mandarin gēng lí hán qiǔ / geng1 li2 han2 qiu3
Taiwan keng li han ch`iu / keng li han chiu
Chinese nothing but herb soup and dry provisions to eat (idiom); to survive on a coarse diet; à la guerre comme à la guerre

羹藜唅糗

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Mandarin gēng lí hān qiǔ / geng1 li2 han1 qiu3
Taiwan keng li han ch`iu / keng li han chiu
Chinese nothing but herb soup and dry provisions to eat (idiom); to survive on a coarse diet; à la guerre comme à la guerre

食い繋ぐ

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Japanese kuitsunagu / くいつなぐ Japanese (v5g,vi) (1) to ration out and survive on (some food); (2) to eke out a living

命をつなぐ

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Japanese inochiotsunagu / いのちをつなぐ Japanese (exp,v5g) to survive; to continue living; to escape death

死に損なう

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Japanese shinisokonau / しにそこなう Japanese (Godan verb with "u" ending) to fail to die; to survive; to outlive

生きのびる

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Japanese ikinobiru / いきのびる Japanese (v1,vi) to survive; to live long

生き存える

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Japanese ikinagaraeru / いきながらえる Japanese (v1,vi) to live long; to survive

生き延びる

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Japanese ikinobiru / いきのびる Japanese (v1,vi) to survive; to live long

生き続ける

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Japanese ikitsuzukeru / いきつづける Japanese (Ichidan verb) (1) to carry on; to go on with one's life; (2) to keep alive; to stay alive; to survive

生長らえる

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Japanese ikinagaraeru / いきながらえる Japanese (v1,vi) to live long; to survive

食いつなぐ

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Japanese kuitsunagu / くいつなぐ Japanese (v5g,vi) (1) to ration out and survive on (some food); (2) to eke out a living

事なきを得る

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Japanese kotonakioeru / ことなきをえる Japanese (exp,v1) to survive without problems; to manage to avoid further problems

事無きを得る

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Japanese kotonakioeru / ことなきをえる Japanese (exp,v1) to survive without problems; to manage to avoid further problems

生き存らえる

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Japanese ikinagaraeru / いきながらえる Japanese (v1,vi) to live long; to survive

生き永らえる

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Japanese ikinagaraeru / いきながらえる Japanese (v1,vi) to live long; to survive

生き長らえる

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Japanese ikinagaraeru / いきながらえる Japanese (v1,vi) to live long; to survive

ことなきを得る

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Japanese kotonakioeru / ことなきをえる Japanese (exp,v1) to survive without problems; to manage to avoid further problems

こと無きを得る

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Japanese kotonakioeru / ことなきをえる Japanese (exp,v1) to survive without problems; to manage to avoid further problems

生きながらえる

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Japanese ikinagaraeru / いきながらえる Japanese (v1,vi) to live long; to survive

生きていかれない

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Japanese ikiteikarenai / ikitekarenai / いきていかれない Japanese (expression) can't survive (without ...)

生きて行かれない

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Japanese ikiteikarenai / ikitekarenai / いきていかれない Japanese (expression) can't survive (without ...)

生き抜く;生きぬく

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Japanese ikinuku / いきぬく Japanese (v5k,vi) to live through; to survive

命をつなぐ;命を繋ぐ

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Japanese inochiotsunagu / いのちをつなぐ Japanese (exp,v5g) (See 生き続ける・いきつづける・2) to survive; to continue living; to escape death

食い繋ぐ;食いつなぐ

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Japanese kuitsunagu / くいつなぐ Japanese (v5g,vi) (1) to ration out and survive on (some food); (2) to eke out a living

生き延びる;生きのびる

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Japanese ikinobiru / いきのびる Japanese (v1,vi) to survive; to live long

食う(P);喰う;啖う(oK)

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Japanese kuu / ku / くう Japanese (transitive verb) (1) (masculine speech) to eat; (2) to live; to make a living; to survive; (3) to bite; to sting (as insects do); (4) to tease; to torment; to taunt; to make light of; to make fun of; (5) to encroach on; to eat into; to consume; (6) to defeat a superior; to threaten a position; (7) to consume time and-or resources; (8) (colloquialism) to receive something (usu. an unfavourable event); (9) (masculine speech) (vulgar) to have sexual relations with a woman, esp. for the first time

生きていかれない;生きて行かれない

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Japanese ikiteikarenai / ikitekarenai / いきていかれない Japanese (expression) can't survive (without ...)

事なきを得る;事無きを得る;ことなきを得る;こと無きを得る

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Japanese kotonakioeru / ことなきをえる Japanese (exp,v1) to survive without problems; to manage to avoid further problems

生き長らえる;生きながらえる;生き永らえる;生き存える;生き存らえる;生長らえる

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Japanese ikinagaraeru / いきながらえる Japanese (v1,vi) to live long; to survive
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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.

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