[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 (3rd)
  • month, moon(1st)
  • become fatigued, stop
    • power, strength, strong(1st)
defeat, negative, - (3rd)
  • knife, wrapping enclosure(勹) variant
  • shellfish(1st)
    • eye, class, look(1st)
    • eight, eight radical (no. 12)(1st)