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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 口口竹山 (RRHU), composition)

  1. pray for haplessness or curses (upon another)
  2. curse, hex, damn(ing)
  3. spell, enchantment, ensorcellment
  4. incantation, mantra, chant

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 182, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3443
  • Dae Jaweon: page 401, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 601, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+546A

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping zau2, Yale jau2)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

  1. charm, curse

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(ju) (hangeul , revised ju, McCune-Reischauer chu, Yale cwu)

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Compounds[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

Standard:

(Pinyin zhòu (zhou4), Wade-Giles chou4)

  1. to curse, damn
  2. incantation

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(huếnh)

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