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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 61 +11, 14 strokes, cangjie input 心中中女 (PLLV), four-corner 95044, composition)

  1. diligent, industrious, sedulous
  2. to encourage
  3. to make efforts
  4. a surname

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 401, character 7
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 11154
  • Dae Jaweon: page 741, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2345, character 16
  • Unihan data for U+617A

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping lau4, Yale lau4)


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(ru, nu) (hangeul [[, ]], revised ru, nu, McCune-Reischauer ru, nu, Yale lwu, nwu)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin lóu (lou2), (lü3), Wade-Giles lou2, lü3)

Usage notes[edit]

The lóu (lou2) reading is for the "diligent, industrious, sedulous, to encourage, to make efforts" definitions while the (lü3) reading is for the "surname" definition.

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