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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (box, enclosure) +  (person) – an enclosed person: confinement, prisoner.

Han character[edit]

(radical 31 +2, 5 strokes, cangjie input 田人 (WO), four-corner 60800, composition)

  1. prisoner, convict
  2. confine

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 216, character 20
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 4680
  • Dae Jaweon: page 439, character 20
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 710, character 13
  • Unihan data for U+56DA

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping cau4, Yale chau4)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(su) (hangeul , revised su, McCune-Reischauer su)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin qiú (qiu2), Wade-Giles ch'iu2)


Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(zhiou)


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA siû (siu5))


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

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