しょう

noun

  1. victory or defeat.

noun, noun or particle that takes する

  1. match, contest, game, bout.

Variations

Pronunciation Kanji Kana Is Common
しょう 勝負 しょうぶ

Contained Kanji Breakdown

victory, win, prevail
ショウ か.つ かち (3rd, N3)
month, moon
つき ゲツ ガツ (1st, N5)
become fatigued, stop
ケン てがた わりふ (Kentei 1)
power, strength, strong
ちから リョク リキ (1st, N4)
defeat, negative, -
ま.ける お.う フ (3rd, N3)
shellfish
かい バイ (1st, N2)
eye, class, look
め モク ま- (1st, N4)
eight, eight radical (no. 12)
ハチ はっ や (1st, N5)