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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 月土口 (BGR), four-corner 77220, composition𠮷)

  1. Zhou Dynasty
  2. circumference
  3. a Chinese surname
  4. week

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 181, character 36
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3441
  • Dae Jaweon: page 400, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 606, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+5468

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale jau1)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Counter[edit]

(hiragana しゅう, romaji -shū)

  1. laps or circuits

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana まこと, romaji Makoto)

  1. A male given name
  2. Zhou dynasty

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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


Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin zhōu (zhou1), Zhōu (Zhou1), Wade-Giles chou1, Chou1)


Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*tsyuw)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(chu, châu)