春秋

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Cantonese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Guangzhou) IPA(key): [t͡sʰɵn˥t͡sʰɐu˥]

Noun[edit]

春秋 (traditional and simplified, Jyutping [[ceon1cau1#Cantonese|ceon1cau1]], Yale chēunchāu)

  1. Spring and autumn
  2. (metonymically) A year

Proper noun[edit]

春秋 (traditional and simplified, Jyutping [[Ceon1cau1#Cantonese|Ceon1cau1]], Yale Chēunchāu)

  1. The Spring and Autumn Annals, the chronicles of the ancient State of Lu

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しゅん
Grade: 2
しゅう > じゅう
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɕɯᵝnd͡ʑɯᵝː]

Noun[edit]

春秋 (hiragana しゅんじゅう, romaji shunjū)

  1. Spring and autumn
  2. (metonymically) A year

Proper noun[edit]

春秋 (hiragana しゅんじゅう, romaji Shunjū)

  1. The Spring and Autumn Annals, the chronicles of the ancient State of Lu

Mandarin[edit]

Mandarin Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia cmn

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

From  ("spring") +  ("autumn").

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin chūnqiū
Zhuyin ㄔㄨㄣ ㄑㄧㄡ
IPA (key) /ʈ͡ʂʰu̯ən⁵⁵ t͡ɕʰi̯oʊ̯⁵⁵/

Noun[edit]

春秋 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin chūnqiū)

  1. Spring and autumn
  2. (metonymically) A year
  3. An annal, a chronicle of events by year

Proper noun[edit]

春秋 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin Chūnqiū)

  1. (specifically) The Spring and Autumn Annals, the chronicle of the Chinese state of Lu during the first half of the Eastern Zhou dynasty

Min Nan[edit]

Noun[edit]

春秋 (traditional, POJ chhun-chhiu)

  1. Spring and autumn
  2. (metonymically) A year

Proper noun[edit]

春秋 (traditional, POJ Chhun-chhiu)

  1. The Spring and Autumn Annals, the chronicles of the ancient State of Lu

See also[edit]