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Swim / Swimming

China yóu yǒng
Japan yuuei / yue
Swim / Swimming

游泳 is the Chinese and Japanese Kanji for swimming, or swim. This can be the act of, or the sport of swimming.

In certain context, this could mean bathing. Further, like the old phrase, "it's going swimmingly." this word can refer to the "conduct of life."


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Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

游泳

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Mandarin yóu yǒng / you2 yong3
Taiwan yu yung
Japanese yuuei / yue / ゆうえい
Swim / Swimming
Chinese swimming; to swim
Japanese (n,vs,adj-no) (1) swimming; bathing; (2) conduct of life

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Mandarin qiú / qiu2
Taiwan ch`iu / chiu
Chinese to swim

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Mandarin yǒng / yong3
Taiwan yung
Japanese eiji / eji / えいじ    ei / e / えい
Chinese swimming; to swim
Japanese (personal name) Eiji; (female given name) Ei

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Mandarin yóu / you2
Taiwan yu
Japanese ryuu / ryu / りゅう    yuu / yu / ゆう    asobu / あそぶ
Chinese to swim; variant of 遊|游[you2]; surname You
Japanese (surname) Ryuu; (surname, female given name) Yuu; (given name) Asobu
bhrāmyati; to ramble, travel; swim.

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Mandarin/ pu3
Taiwan p`u / pu
Japanese mizukaki / みずかき
Chinese web (of feet of ducks, frogs etc)
Japanese swimfin; swim fin; (diving) fin; (diving) flipper; web; webfoot; paddle

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Mandarin biào / biao4
Taiwan piao
Japanese fue;ukibukuro(gikun);hyou;hobara(ok);hohara(ok) / fue;ukibukuro(gikun);hyo;hobara(ok);hohara(ok) / ふえ;うきぶくろ(gikun);ひょう;ほばら(ok);ほはら(ok)
Chinese swim bladder; air bladder of fish
Japanese (See 浮き袋・2) swim bladder; air bladder

上る

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Japanese noboru / のぼる    agaru / あがる Japanese (v5r,vi) (1) to ascend; to go up; to climb; (2) to ascend (as a natural process, e.g. the sun); to rise; (3) to go to (the capital); (4) to be promoted; (5) to add up to; (6) to advance (in price); (7) to swim up (a river); to sail up; (8) to come up (on the agenda); (irregular okurigana usage) (v5r,vi) (1) to rise; to go up; to come up; to ascend; to be raised; (2) to enter (esp. from outdoors); to come in; to go in; (3) to enter (a school); to advance to the next grade; (4) to get out (of water); to come ashore; (5) to increase; (6) to improve; to make progress; (7) to be promoted; to advance; (8) to be made (of profit, etc.); (9) to occur (esp. of a favourable result); (10) to be adequate (to cover expenses, etc.); (11) to be finished; to be done; to be over; (12) (of rain) to stop; to lift; (13) to stop (working properly); to cut out; to give out; to die; (14) to win (in a card game, etc.); (15) to be spoken loudly; (16) to get stage fright; (17) to be offered (to the gods, etc.); (18) (humble language) to go; to visit; (19) (honorific or respectful language) to eat; to drink; (20) to be listed (as a candidate); (21) to serve (in one's master's home); (22) to go north; (suf,v5r) (23) indicates completion

下海

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Mandarin xià hǎi / xia4 hai3
Taiwan hsia hai
Chinese to go out to sea; to enter the sea (to swim etc); (fig.) to take the plunge (e.g. leave a secure job, or enter prostitution etc)

徳利

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Japanese noritoshi / のりとし    tokuri / とくり Japanese (ateji / phonetic) (1) sake bottle; tall and slender bottle with a narrow mouth made from ceramic, metal or glass that can be used for sake, shoyu or rice vinegar; (2) turtleneck (sweater); (3) someone who cannot swim; (personal name) Noritoshi; (surname) Tokuri

昇る

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Japanese noboru / のぼる Japanese (v5r,vi) (1) to ascend; to go up; to climb; (2) to ascend (as a natural process, e.g. the sun); to rise; (3) to go to (the capital); (4) to be promoted; (5) to add up to; (6) to advance (in price); (7) to swim up (a river); to sail up; (8) to come up (on the agenda)

水心

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Japanese mizugokoro / みずごころ    suishin / すいしん Japanese (1) knowing how to swim; (2) (See 魚心あれば水心) returning a favor; middle of a body of water (e.g. a lake, a river)

泅渡

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Mandarin qiú dù / qiu2 du4
Taiwan ch`iu tu / chiu tu
Chinese to swim across

泅遊

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Mandarin qiú yóu / qiu2 you2
Taiwan ch`iu yu / chiu yu
Chinese to swim

泳ぐ

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Japanese oyogu / およぐ Japanese (v5g,vi) to swim

泳褲

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Mandarin yǒng kù / yong3 ku4
Taiwan yung k`u / yung ku
Chinese swim trunks

浮嚢

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Japanese funou / funo / ふのう    ukibukuro / うきぶくろ Japanese (1) swimming belt; swimming float; life buoy; life jacket; (2) swim bladder; air bladder

浮環

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Japanese ukiwa / うきわ Japanese swim ring; (rubber) swimming ring; life buoy; life belt; float

浮袋

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Japanese ukibukuro / うきぶくろ Japanese (1) swimming belt; swimming float; life buoy; life jacket; (2) swim bladder; air bladder

浮輪

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Japanese ukiwa / うきわ Japanese swim ring; (rubber) swimming ring; life buoy; life belt; float

游ぐ

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Japanese oyogu / およぐ Japanese (v5g,vi) to swim

游水

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Mandarin yóu shuǐ / you2 shui3
Taiwan yu shui
Chinese to swim

登る

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Japanese noboru / のぼる Japanese (v5r,vi) (1) to ascend; to go up; to climb; (2) to ascend (as a natural process, e.g. the sun); to rise; (3) to go to (the capital); (4) to be promoted; (5) to add up to; (6) to advance (in price); (7) to swim up (a river); to sail up; (8) to come up (on the agenda)

陞る

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Japanese noboru / のぼる Japanese (out-dated kanji) (v5r,vi) (1) to ascend; to go up; to climb; (2) to ascend (as a natural process, e.g. the sun); to rise; (3) to go to (the capital); (4) to be promoted; (5) to add up to; (6) to advance (in price); (7) to swim up (a river); to sail up; (8) to come up (on the agenda)

魚肚

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Mandarin yú dǔ / yu2 du3
Taiwan yü tu
Chinese fish maw; a food dish made from the swim bladder of fish

魚鰾

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Mandarin yú biào / yu2 biao4
Taiwan yü piao
Chinese swim bladder

一泳ぎ

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Japanese hitooyogi / ひとおよぎ Japanese (noun/participle) a swim

剣が峰

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Japanese kengamine / けんがみね Japanese (1) rim of a volcano, esp. Mt. Fuji; (2) (sumo) wrestling ring; (3) dire or risky situation with no room for error; sink-or-swim position

剣ケ峰

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Japanese kengamine / けんがみね Japanese (1) rim of a volcano, esp. Mt. Fuji; (2) (sumo) wrestling ring; (3) dire or risky situation with no room for error; sink-or-swim position; (personal name) Kengamine

剣ヶ峰

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Japanese kengamine / けんがみね Japanese (1) rim of a volcano, esp. Mt. Fuji; (2) (sumo) wrestling ring; (3) dire or risky situation with no room for error; sink-or-swim position; (personal name) Kengamine

扎猛子

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Mandarin zhā měng zi / zha1 meng3 zi5
Taiwan cha meng tzu
Chinese to swim with head submerged

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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
Swim
Swimming
游泳yuuei / yue
yuei / yue
yuei/yue
yóu yǒng / you2 yong3 / you yong / youyongyu yung / yuyung



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