报效

MandarinEdit

simpl.
trad. 報效

EtymologyEdit

From  ("to inform; to reply; to recompense, to requite") +  ("to imitate; to serve").

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin bàoxiào
Zhuyin ㄅㄠˋ ㄒㄧㄠˋ
IPA (key) /pɑʊ̯⁵¹⁻⁵³ ɕi̯ɑʊ̯⁵¹/

VerbEdit

报效 (simplified, Pinyin bàoxiào, traditional 報效)

  1. (literary) to render service (to one's motherland), to repay kindness (of the emperor), to affirm loyalty (to one's country)
Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 16:55