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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Han character[edit]

(radical 162 +7, 11 strokes, cangjie input 卜竹土口 (YHGR), four-corner 34306)

  1. construct, build, make, begin
  2. prepare

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1258, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 38898
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1746, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3841, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+9020

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping zou6, Yale jou6)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. create, make, physique, structure

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(jo) (hangeul , revised jo, McCune-Reischauer cho, Yale co)


Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin zào
Zhuyin ㄗㄠˋ
IPA (key) /t͡sɑʊ̯⁵¹/
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Verb[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin zào)

  1. to make, to build
    • John 1.3
      万物是借着他的。凡被造的,没有一样不是借着他造的。
      Wànwù shì jièzhe tā zào de. Fán beì zào de, méiyǒu yīyàng búshì jièzhe tā zào de.
      All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made.

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin zào (zao4), Wade-Giles tsao4)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tạo, xáo, xạo, tháo)