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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 43 +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 卜火戈大山 (YFIKU), four-corner 03914, composition)

  1. just, simply
  2. to come, go to
  3. to approach, near

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 299, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 7599
  • Dae Jaweon: page 594, character 20
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 555, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+5C31

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping zau6, Yale jau6)


Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ tshìu (tshiu3), Guangdong ts'iu5 [Kwangtung, Meixian, Siyan], ts'iu6 [Hailu], ts'iu3 [Bao'an, Dongguan], ts'ieu5 [Hong Kong], Hagfa Pinyim qiu4)

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(chwi) (hangeul , revised chwi, McCune-Reischauer ch'wi)


Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin jiù
Zhuyin ㄐㄧㄡˋ
IPA (key) /t͡ɕi̯oʊ̯⁵¹/
Audio
(file)

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin jiù (jiu4), Wade-Giles chiu4)

Adverb[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin jiù)

  1. at once; then; right away; only

Verb[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin jiù)

  1. to approach; to move towards; to undertake

Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA tsiū (tsiu7), (to7))

References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tựu)