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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Han character[edit]

(radical 140 +6, 9 strokes, cangjie input 廿日十 (TAJ), four-corner 44406, composition)

  1. grass, straw, thatch
  2. herbal grass(es), herbs
  3. (basically) any such green, leafy plant without any bark (plants, not trees)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1030, character 17
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 30945
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1489, character 14
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3203, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+8349

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping cou2, Yale chou2)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 1 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • New Nelson: 5032
  • Halpern: 2263
  • Halpern Learners: 1450
  • Heisig: 224
  • Tuttle Kanji Dictionary: 3k6.13
  1. Source: EDICT and KANJIDIC files licensed by the Electronic Dictionaries Research Group.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana くさ, romaji kusa)

  1. grass; a weed
  2. a herb

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(cho)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: cho, McCune-Reischauer: ch'o, Yale: cho)
  • Name (hangeul): ()

Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin cǎo (cao3), zào (zao4), Wade-Giles ts'ao3, tsao4)

Compounds[edit]


Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*tsɑ̌u)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(thảo, tháu, xáo thượng)

References[edit]