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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 85 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 水卜土 (EYG), four-corner 30114, composition)

  1. concentrate, focus, direct

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 618, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17316
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1013, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1592, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+6CE8

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Jyutping zyu3, Yale jyu3)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(ju) (hangeul [[]], revised ju, McCune-Reischauer chu, Yale cwu)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Pinyin zhù (zhu4), Wade-Giles chu4)

Verb[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin zhù)

  1. to pour into, to fill
    注射, 注入
  2. to concentrate, to pay attention
    注视 (注視), 专注 (專注)

(simplified, Pinyin zhù, traditional )

  1. to annotate, to comment
    注释 註釋
  2. to record, to register
    注册 (註冊)

Noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin zhù)

  1. stake (gambling)
    赌注 (賭注)

(simplified, Pinyin zhù, traditional )

  1. comment, note
    备注 (備註)

Classifier[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin zhù)

  1. measure word for sums of money

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT ). URL accessed on 2014-02-19.