Basketball in Chinese / Japanese...

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roukyuu
Basketball Scroll

籠球 is the Japanese Kanji title for Basketball.

lán qiú
Basketball Scroll

籃球 is the Chinese title for Basketball (a very popular sport in China).


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

Title CharactersRomaji (Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Basketball籠球roukyuu / rokyu
Basketball籃球
篮球
lán qiú / lan2 qiu2 / lan qiu / lanqiulan ch`iu / lanchiu / lan chiu
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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Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

籃球


篮球

see styles
lán qiú
    lan2 qiu2
lan ch`iu
    lan chiu
Basketball Scroll
basketball; CL:個|个[ge4],隻|只[zhi1]

籠球

see styles
 roukyuu / rokyu
    ろうきゅう
Basketball Scroll
(obscure) (See バスケットボール) basketball


see styles
lán
    lan2
lan
 ran
    らん
basket (receptacle); basket (in basketball)
(female given name) Ran

中鋒


中锋

see styles
zhōng fēng
    zhong1 feng1
chung feng
midfielder; center (basketball); center forward (hockey, football)

切入

see styles
qiē rù
    qie1 ru4
ch`ieh ju
    chieh ju
 setsunyuu / setsunyu
    せつにゅう
to cut into; to incise; to penetrate deeply into (a topic, area etc); cut (offensive moves in basketball)
OFF-ON (marking on switches)

勾手

see styles
gōu shǒu
    gou1 shou3
kou shou
to collude with; to collaborate; (basketball) hook shot

卡位

see styles
kǎ wèi
    ka3 wei4
k`a wei
    ka wei
(also pr. [qia3 wei4]) to jockey for position (sports); to box out (basketball); to establish oneself in a competitive market (commerce); (always pr. [ka3 wei4] for this sense) booth seating

外線


外线

see styles
wài xiàn
    wai4 xian4
wai hsien
 gaisen
    がいせん
(military) line of troops encircling an enemy position; (telephony) outside line; (basketball) outside the three-point line
outside telephone line; outer circle

大球

see styles
dà qiú
    da4 qiu2
ta ch`iu
    ta chiu
sports such as soccer, basketball and volleyball that use large balls; see also 小球[xiao3 qiu2]

姚明

see styles
yáo míng
    yao2 ming2
yao ming
Yao Ming (1980-), retired Chinese basketball player, played for CBA Shanghai Sharks 1997-2002 and for NBA Houston Rockets 2002-2011

孫悅


孙悦

see styles
sūn yuè
    sun1 yue4
sun yüeh
Sun Yue (1973-), PRC female pop star; Sun Yue (1985-), PRC basketball star

封蓋


封盖

see styles
fēng gài
    feng1 gai4
feng kai
cap; seal; cover; to cover; blocked shot (basketball)

巨星

see styles
jù xīng
    ju4 xing1
chü hsing
 kyosei / kyose
    きょせい
(astronomy) giant star; (fig.) superstar (of opera, basketball etc)
(1) {astron} (See 矮星・わいせい) giant star; (2) great person; giant; superstar; big-shot; (female given name) Miki

投中

see styles
tóu zhòng
    tou2 zhong4
t`ou chung
    tou chung
to hit the target with one's throw; (basketball) to score

投籃


投篮

see styles
tóu lán
    tou2 lan2
t`ou lan
    tou lan
to shoot for the basket (basketball)

擋拆


挡拆

see styles
dǎng chāi
    dang3 chai1
tang ch`ai
    tang chai
pick and roll (basketball); screen and roll

暴扣

see styles
bào kòu
    bao4 kou4
pao k`ou
    pao kou
slam dunk (basketball)

球隊


球队

see styles
qiú duì
    qiu2 dui4
ch`iu tui
    chiu tui
sports team (basketball, soccer, football etc)

男籃


男篮

see styles
nán lán
    nan2 lan2
nan lan
men's basketball; men's basketball team

籃圈


篮圈

see styles
lán quān
    lan2 quan1
lan ch`üan
    lan chüan
(basketball) hoop; ring

蓋帽


盖帽

see styles
gài mào
    gai4 mao4
kai mao
block (basketball)

走步

see styles
zǒu bù
    zou3 bu4
tsou pu
to walk; to step; pace; traveling (walking with the ball, a foul in basketball)

運球


运球

see styles
yùn qiú
    yun4 qiu2
yün ch`iu
    yün chiu
to dribble (basketball, soccer etc)

過人


过人

see styles
guò rén
    guo4 ren2
kuo jen
to surpass others; outstanding; (basketball, soccer etc) to get past an opponent

阻攻

see styles
zǔ gōng
    zu3 gong1
tsu kung
to block a shot (basketball) (Tw)

コート

see styles
 kooto
    コート
court (e.g. tennis, basketball, volleyball); (personal name) Coote; Cort; Cote; Court; Couto; Koedt; Koht

ゴール

see styles
 gooru
    ゴール
(noun/participle) (1) {sports} goal; basket (basketball); finishing line; winning post; (2) (See ガリア) Gaul; (place-name) Gol; Gall; Gaul; Gohl; Gorr

バスケ

see styles
 basuke
    バスケ
(abbreviation) (See バスケットボール) basketball

三不沾

see styles
sān bù zhān
    san1 bu4 zhan1
san pu chan
air ball (basketball)

加索爾


加索尔

see styles
jiā suǒ ěr
    jia1 suo3 er3
chia so erh
Gasol (name); Pau Gasol (1980-), Spanish professional basketball player (NBA); Marc Gasol (1985-), Spanish professional basketball player (NBA)

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