Chinese edit

foot; to be sufficient ball; sphere
simp. and trad.
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Noun edit


  1. football (sport); association football; soccer
    足球  ―  zúqiú  ―  to play (lit. kick) football
    美式足球  ―  měishì zúqiú  ―  American football
  2. football; soccer ball (ball used in this sport)

Usage notes edit

Despite having the compound word 美式足球, the word 足球 alone is always referring to association football (soccer).

Synonyms edit

  • (football; soccer):

Derived terms edit

Vietnamese edit

chữ Hán Nôm in this term

Noun edit


  1. chữ Hán form of túc cầu (soccer).