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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
丑-order.gif

Han character[edit]

(radical 1 +3, 4 strokes, cangjie input 弓土 (NG), four-corner 17105)

  1. clown, comedian
  2. second of twelve earthly branches (十二支): ox () of Chinese zodiac
  3. (simplified form of ) ugly looking, homely
  4. disgraceful

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 77, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 23
  • Dae Jaweon: page 154, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 12, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+4E11

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Jyutping cau2, Yale chau2)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. 1:00 AM to 3:00 AM.
  2. The ox, the second sign of Chinese zodiac.

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(chuk, chu)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul): [[, ]] (revised: chuk, chu, McCune-Reischauer: ch'uk, ch'u)
  • Name (hangeul): [[, 이름]] (revised: so, ileum, McCune-Reischauer: so, irǔm)

References[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin chǒu
Zhuyin ㄔㄡˇ
IPA (key) /ʈ͡ʂʰoʊ̯²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/
Audio
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Adjective[edit]

(simplified, Pinyin chǒu, traditional )

  1. ugly

Noun[edit]

  1. clown

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Pinyin chǒu (chou3), Wade-Giles ch'ou3)

Usage notes[edit]

Both 丑 and 醜 are simplified into 丑.

Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(sửu, giấu, sấu, xấu)

References[edit]