颱風

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See also: 台風 and 台风

Chinese[edit]

typhoon
 
wind; news; style; custom; manner
trad. (颱風)
simp. (台风)
anagram 風颱风台

Etymology[edit]

From English typhoon, in turn from Cantonese or Hakka 大風 (“windstorm”).

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

颱風

  1. typhoon

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 颱風 (“typhoon”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 颱風
Mandarin Beijing 颱風
Taiwan 颱風
Tianjin 颱風
Cantonese Guangzhou 颱風
Hong Kong 颱風
Taishan 颱風
Gan Nanchang 颱風颶風
Hakka Miaoli (N. Sixian) 風搓颱風
Liudui (S. Sixian) 風搓颱風
Hsinchu (Hailu) 風搓颱風
Dongshi (Dabu) 風搓颱風
Zhuolan (Raoping) 風搓颱風
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 颱風大風
Jin Taiyuan 颱風
Min Bei Jian'ou 風颱
Min Dong Fuzhou 風颱
Min Nan Xiamen 風颱
Quanzhou 風颱
Zhangzhou 風颱
Taipei 風颱
Kaohsiung 風颱
Philippines (Manila) 風颱
Wu Shanghai 颱風

Usage notes[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
たい
Hyōgaiji
ふう
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

颱風 (hiragana たいふう, rōmaji taifū)

  1. Rare form of 台風.

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

颱風 (taepung) (hangeul 태풍)

  1. Hanja form? of 태풍, “typhoon”.