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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 66 +9, 13 strokes, cangjie input 火女人大 (FVOK))

  1. number
  2. several, count
  3. fate

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 474, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 13319
  • Dae Jaweon: page 827, character 26
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1470, character 19
  • Unihan data for U+6570

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Jyutping sou3, sou2, Yale sou2, sou3)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

  1. number

Readings[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

May be used alone with the on-reading すう () to mean number or to form many compounds, such as 数学 (すうがく sūgaku) - mathematics (literally "number study")

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana かず, romaji kazu)
(hiragana すう, romaji )

  1. number

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(su, chok) (hangeul , , revised su, chok, McCune-Reischauer su, ch'ok, Yale swu, chok)


Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Pinyin shǔ (shu3), shù (shu4), shuò (shuo4), (cu4), Wade-Giles shu3, shu4, shuo4, ts'u4)

Compounds[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

When it is used alone and pronounced as shu4, it means "numbers". But if it is pronounced as shu3, it means the action of counting (used as a verb).