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There are 38 total results for your Survival search.

Characters Pronunciation
Simple Dictionary Definition


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Mandarin shēng cún / sheng1 cun2
Taiwan sheng ts`un / sheng tsun
Japanese seizon / sezon / せいぞん
 Vertical Wall Scroll
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 ruò ròu qiáng shí / ruo4 rou4 qiang2 shi2
Taiwan jo jou ch`iang shih / jo jou chiang shih
Japanese jakunikukyoushoku / jakunikukyoshoku / じゃくにくきょうしょく
 Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese lit. the weak are prey to the strong (idiom); fig. predatory behavior; the law of the jungle
Japanese (yoji) survival of the fittest; the law of the jungle; the weak are meat the strong do eat



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Mandarin shì zhě shēng cún / shi4 zhe3 sheng1 cun2
Taiwan shih che sheng ts`un / shih che sheng tsun
Japanese tekishaseizon / tekishasezon / てきしゃせいぞん
 Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese survival of the fittest
Japanese (yoji) survival of the fittest


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


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Japanese sonzoku / そんぞく Japanese (noun/participle) duration; continuance; survival; persistence; retention


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Japanese haizan / はいざん Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) (1) survival after defeat; (2) decline (of a person, business, etc.); ruin


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Japanese zanson(p);zanzon / ざんそん(P);ざんぞん Japanese (noun/participle) survival; remaining; being extant; being left


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Mandarin qiú cún / qiu2 cun2
Taiwan ch`iu ts`un / chiu tsun
Chinese survival; the struggle to eke out a living; to seek for continued existence


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Mandarin qiú shēng / qiu2 sheng1
Taiwan ch`iu sheng / chiu sheng
Japanese gushō
Chinese to seek survival; to possess the will to live
seeking [re-]birth


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Mandarin huó lù / huo2 lu4
Taiwan huo lu
Japanese katsuro / かつろ
Chinese labor; physical work
Japanese means of survival; means of escape; way out of a difficulty
living path


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Japanese seizan / sezan / せいざん Japanese survival


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Japanese furagu / フラグ Japanese (1) flag; (suffix) (2) (slang) tag indicating a future role or status for a character in anime, games, etc. (e.g. death, love, survival)


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Mandarin cún huó lǜ / cun2 huo2 lu:4
Taiwan ts`un huo lü / tsun huo lü
Chinese (med.) survival rate; (med.) recovery rate


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Mandarin chéng huó lǜ / cheng2 huo2 lu:4
Taiwan ch`eng huo lü / cheng huo lü
Chinese survival rate; rate of success


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Japanese seizonritsu / sezonritsu / せいぞんりつ Japanese survival rate



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Mandarin yōu shèng liè bài / you1 sheng4 lie4 bai4
Taiwan yu sheng lieh pai
Japanese yuushoureppai / yushoreppai / ゆうしょうれっぱい
Chinese see 優勝劣汰|优胜劣汰[you1 sheng4 lie4 tai4]
Japanese (yoji) survival of the fittest



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Mandarin yōu shèng liè tài / you1 sheng4 lie4 tai4
Taiwan yu sheng lieh t`ai / yu sheng lieh tai
Chinese survival of the fittest (idiom)


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Japanese kikyuusonbou / kikyusonbo / ききゅうそんぼう Japanese (yoji) life-and-death matter; an emergency or crisis where survival is threatened


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Japanese kyuumeinokusari / kyumenokusari / きゅうめいのくさり Japanese chain of survival


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Japanese ikinokori / いきのこり Japanese (1) survival; (2) survivor; relic


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Japanese seizonhonnou / sezonhonno / せいぞんほんのう Japanese survival instinct



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Mandarin xiāng yī wéi mìng / xiang1 yi1 wei2 ming4
Taiwan hsiang i wei ming
Chinese mutually dependent for life (idiom); to rely upon one another for survival; interdependent


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Japanese sabaibaru / サバイバル Japanese survival


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Japanese bousaihijoubukuro / bosaihijobukuro / ぼうさいひじょうぶくろ Japanese survival bag; bag filled with emergency supplies


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Japanese hijoumochidashibukuro / hijomochidashibukuro / ひじょうもちだしぶくろ Japanese emergency bag; survival kit


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Japanese sabaibarugijutsu / サバイバルぎじゅつ Japanese survival skills


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Japanese sabaibaruuea / sabaibaruea / サバイバルウエア Japanese survival wear


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Japanese sabaibarugeemu / サバイバルゲーム Japanese (1) airsoft (wasei: survival game); (2) game of survival


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Japanese sabaibarufuuzu / sabaibarufuzu / サバイバルフーズ Japanese survival foods


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Japanese sabaibaru uea / サバイバル・ウエア Japanese survival wear


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Japanese sabaibaru geemu / サバイバル・ゲーム Japanese (1) airsoft (wasei: survival game); (2) game of survival


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Japanese sabaibaru fuuzu / sabaibaru fuzu / サバイバル・フーズ Japanese survival foods


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Japanese sabaibarumanyuaru / サバイバルマニュアル Japanese survival manual


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Japanese sabaibaru manyuaru / サバイバル・マニュアル Japanese survival manual


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Japanese sabaibaruuea;sabaibaru uea / sabaibaruea;sabaibaru uea / サバイバルウエア;サバイバル・ウエア Japanese survival wear


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Japanese sabaibarugeemu;sabaibaru geemu / サバイバルゲーム;サバイバル・ゲーム Japanese (1) airsoft (wasei: survival game); war game using air guns firing plastic pellets; (2) game of survival


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Japanese sabaibarufuuzu;sabaibaru fuuzu / sabaibarufuzu;sabaibaru fuzu / サバイバルフーズ;サバイバル・フーズ Japanese survival foods


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Japanese sabaibarumanyuaru;sabaibaru manyuaru / サバイバルマニュアル;サバイバル・マニュアル Japanese survival manual

Entries with 2nd row of characters: The 2nd row is Simplified Chinese.

This page contains 38 results for "Survival" in Chinese and/or Japanese.

Information about this dictionary:

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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