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Fishing

China
Japan ryou
Fishing Wall Scroll

漁 is the act or sport of fishing, in a single character. Used the same way in Chinese, Japanese Kanji and old Korean Hanja.

Without a big net, how can you catch fish?

China bù sā dà wǎng bù dé dà yú
Without a big net, how can you catch fish? Wall Scroll

This Chinese proverb literally translates as: [if one does] not cast a big net, [one can] not get big fish.

Figuratively, this means: One cannot make great accomplishments without making great efforts or taking great pains.

不撒大網不得大魚 is sort of the fishing version of, "No pain, no gain."


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Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
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Mandarin/ yu2
Taiwan
Japanese ryou / ryo りょう
 sunadori すなどり
Chinese fisherman; to fish
Japanese (n,n-suf) (1) fishing; gathering seafood (e.g. clams, seaweed); (2) catch (e.g. of fish); haul; (noun/participle) (1) fishing; collecting shells; (2) fisherman; (surname) Ryouzaki; (surname) Ryou; (surname) Sunadori; (place-name) Izari; (surname) Isari; (surname) Asari
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ハリス

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Japanese harisu ハリス
Japanese (kana only) snell (fishing); leader; trace; cast; (personal name) Hallis; Haris; Harris; Harriss
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Mandarin/ yi2
Taiwan i
Japanese ebisu えびす
 i
Chinese non-Han people, esp. to the East of China; barbarians; to wipe out; to exterminate; to tear down; to raze
Japanese Ebisu; god of fishing and commerce; (1) (archaism) peoples formerly of northern Japan with distinct language and culture (i.e. the Ainu); (2) provincial (i.e. a person who lives far from the city); (3) brutish, unsophisticated warrior (esp. used by Kyoto samurai to refer to samurai from eastern Japan); (4) (derogatory term) foreigner; barbarian; barbarian; (surname) Ebisu
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

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Mandarin gēn / gen1
Taiwan ken
Japanese ne
 kon こん
Chinese root; basis; classifier for long slender objects, e.g. cigarettes, guitar strings; CL:條|条[tiao2]; radical (chemistry)
Japanese (1) root (of a plant); (2) root (of a tooth, hair, etc.); center (of a pimple, etc.); (3) root root (of all evil, etc.); source; origin; cause; basis; (4) one's true nature; (5) (fishing) reef; (1) stick-to-itiveness; perseverance; persistence; (2) radical (esp. one that tends to ionize easily); (3) (mathematics term) root; (4) (Buddhist term) indriya (faculty of the body having a specific function, i.e. the sensory organs); (personal name) Nemawari; (personal name) Nemawashi; (personal name) Nene; (surname) Nezaki; (surname) Nesaki; (place-name) Ne; (surname) Konzaki; (surname) Kon; (surname) Kotakane
mūla, a root, basis, origin; but when meaning an organ of sense, indriyam, a 'power', 'faculty of sense, sense, organ of sense'. M.W. A root, or source; that which is capable of producing or growing, as the eye is able to produce knowledge, as faith is able to bring forth good works, as human nature is able to produce good or evil karma. v. 五根 and 二十二根; faculties

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Mandarin sēn / sen1
Taiwan sen
Chinese lush growth (trees); fishing using bundled wood (archaic)

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Mandarin róng / rong2
Taiwan jung
Japanese ebisu えびす
Chinese generic term for weapons (old); army (matters); military affairs; surname Rong
Japanese Ebisu; god of fishing and commerce; (1) (archaism) peoples formerly of northern Japan with distinct language and culture (i.e. the Ainu); (2) provincial (i.e. a person who lives far from the city); (3) brutish, unsophisticated warrior (esp. used by Kyoto samurai to refer to samurai from eastern Japan); (4) (derogatory term) foreigner; barbarian; (personal name) Munemori; (personal name) Munehito; (personal name) Muneto; (personal name) Souya; (personal name) Souto; (surname) Juu; (personal name) Shuuya; (personal name) Shuumi; (surname) Kai; (personal name) Ebesu; (surname) Ebisu; (surname) Ebizaki

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Mandarin quán / quan2
Taiwan ch`üan / chüan
Japanese sen せん
 uke うけ
 ue うえ
 age あげ
Chinese bamboo fish trap
Japanese (out-dated or obsolete kana usage) cylindrical bamboo fishing basket
A bamboo fishing-trap; bamboo fish trap

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Mandarin/ ti4
Taiwan t`i / ti
Chinese long bamboo (for fishing rod)

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Mandarin gāng / gang1
Taiwan kang
Japanese tsuna つな
 kou / ko こう
Chinese head rope of a fishing net; guiding principle; key link; class (taxonomy); outline; program
Japanese (1) rope; (2) (sumo) grand champion's braided belt; (biol) class; (given name) Tsunashi; (surname) Tsunazaki; (surname) Tsuna; (given name) Kou
A net rope, bond, social nexus, constant obligation, the restraints of society.

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Mandarin mín / min2
Taiwan min
Chinese cord; fishing-line; string of coins

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Mandarin/ ji4
Taiwan chi
Japanese kei
Chinese (fishing net); woolen rug
A fishing net (of hair) translit. k, c, r; fishing net (of hair)

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Mandarin/ gu1
Taiwan ku
Chinese large fishing net

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Mandarin chuí / chui2
Taiwan ch`ui / chui
Japanese tsumu つむ
 tsumi つみ
 sui すい
 omori おもり
 iwa いわ
Chinese hammer; to hammer into shape; weight (e.g. of a steelyard or balance)
Japanese spindle; (suf,ctr) counter for spindles; (1) weight; (2) sinker (fishing); weight (of a fishing net)

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Mandarin diào / diao4
Taiwan tiao
Japanese tsuri つり
Chinese to fish with a hook and bait
Japanese (1) fishing; angling; (2) (kana only) (abbreviation) change (e.g. for a purchase); (noun/participle) (3) (slang) trolling; writing false posts online; (s,m) Hitoshi; (surname) Tsuru; (surname) Tsuri
To angle, fish; fishing

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お凸

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Japanese odeko おでこ
Japanese (1) (kana only) brow; forehead; (2) (kana only) prominent forehead; beetle brow; (3) (kana only) (colloquialism) not catching anything (in fishing)

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たも

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Japanese tamo たも
Japanese Japanese ash (Fraxinus mandshurica var. japonica); (abbreviation) fishing net (hand held, hoop with net on a bamboo stick)

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えり

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Japanese eri えり
Japanese (kana only) fishing weir; fish weir; fish trap; pouch-shaped bamboo fence across river, etc.; (female given name) Eri

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さし

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Japanese sashi さし
Japanese (1) blowfly maggots used as fishing bait; (2) marble pattern (in beef)

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下網


下网

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Mandarin xià wǎng / xia4 wang3
Taiwan hsia wang
Chinese to cast a fishing net; (computing) to go offline

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一竿

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Japanese ikkan いっかん
Japanese one pole (esp. used for fishing poles); one rod; (given name) Ikkan

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乱獲

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Japanese rankaku らんかく
Japanese (noun/participle) excessive fishing; overfishing; overhunting; excessive taking

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伏羲

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Mandarin fú xī / fu2 xi1
Taiwan fu hsi
Japanese fukugi ふくぎ
Chinese Fuxi or Fu Hsi, legendary Chinese emperor, trad. 2852-2738 BC, mythical creator of fishing, trapping and writing
Japanese (personal name) Fukugi

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休漁

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Japanese kyuuryou / kyuryo きゅうりょう
Japanese (noun/participle) suspension of fishing

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反し

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Japanese kaeshi かえし
Japanese (1) reversal; return; (2) return gift; return favour (favor); (3) barb (on a fishing hook); (4) mixture of soy sauce, sugar and mirin

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友釣

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Japanese tomozuri ともづり
Japanese live decoy fishing (esp. for sweetfish)

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坊主

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Mandarin fáng zhǔ / fang2 zhu3
Taiwan fang chu
Japanese bouzu / bozu ぼうず
Japanese (1) Buddhist priest; bonze; (2) close-cropped hair; crew cut; person with a shorn head; (3) (familiar language) (derogatory term) boy; sonny; lad; (4) not catching anything (in fishing); (place-name) Bouzu
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

墜子


坠子

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Mandarin zhuì zi / zhui4 zi5
Taiwan chui tzu
Japanese iwa いわ
Chinese weight; pendant; same as 墜胡|坠胡[zhui4 hu2]; ballad singing accompanied by a 墜胡|坠胡[zhui4 hu2]
Japanese (out-dated kanji) weight (of a fishing net)

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夜網

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Japanese yoami よあみ
Japanese night fishing with nets

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夜釣

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Japanese yozuri よづり
Japanese night angling; night fishing

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実網

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Japanese jitsumou / jitsumo じつもう
 jitsuami じつあみ
Japanese physical (telephone) network; actual net (fishing)

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The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...

Title CharactersRomaji(Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Fishing
ryou / ryoyú / yu2 / yu
Without a big net, how can you catch fish? 不撒大網不得大魚
不撒大网不得大鱼
bù sā dà wǎng bù dé dà yú
bu4 sa1 da4 wang3 bu4 de2 da4 yu2
bu sa da wang bu de da yu
busadawangbudedayu
pu sa ta wang pu te ta yü
pusatawangputetayü
In some entries above you will see that characters have different versions above and below a line.
In these cases, the characters above the line are Traditional Chinese, while the ones below are Simplified Chinese.

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