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書.svg
Unicode name CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-66F8
Codepoint U+66F8
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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
書-bw.png

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 73 +6, 10 strokes, cangjie input 中土日 (LGA), four-corner 50601, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 502, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14294
  • Dae Jaweon: page 874, character 18
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1509, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+66F8

Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (書), Pronunciation (1/1)

Initial: 書 (26)
Final: 魚
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 傷魚切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɕɨʌ/ /ɕi̯wo/ /ɕiɔ/ /ɕiɔ/ /ɕɨə̆/ /ɕĭo/ /ɕiɔ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
shū ‹ syo › /*s-ta/ write
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
17013 0 /*hlja/

Noun[edit]

(classifier , , )

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) a book, a codex
  2. a collection of bamboo or wooden slips, the traditional form of records in China
  3. a letter, a document
  4. style of calligraphy, script, font
  5. Chinese characters
  6. the form of a written or printed Chinese character, script, font
  7. the art of calligraphy
  8. an ancient government post in charge of secretarial duties
  9. an imperial edict
  10. storytelling
  11. the Classic of History, originally known simply as 書

Verb[edit]

  1. (classical, literary) to write

Proper noun[edit]

  1. (abbreviation of 書經书经), the Classic of History

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT ). URL accessed on 2014-02-24.

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Suffix[edit]

(hiragana しょ, romaji -sho)

  1. document

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(seo) (hangeul , revised seo, McCune-Reischauer sŏ, Yale se)

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Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(thư)

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