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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 47 +3, 6 strokes, cangjie input 戈中戈中 (ILIL), four-corner 32000)

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 324, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 8678
  • Dae Jaweon: page 624, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 46, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+5DDE

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (23)
Final () (136)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡ɕɨu/
Pan
Wuyun
/t͡ɕiu/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ɕiəu/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/cuw/
Li
Rong
/t͡ɕiu/
Wang
Li
/t͡ɕĭəu/
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡ɕi̯ə̯u/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
zhōu
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
zhōu
Middle
Chinese
‹ tsyuw ›
Old
Chinese
/*tu/
English islet in stream; province

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

* Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
* Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
* Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
* Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

* Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 17493
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*tju/

Definitions[edit]

  1. prefecture
  2. state (e.g., of the United States)
  3. (archaic) province
  4. (archaic) administrative division

See also[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana しゅう, romaji shū)

  1. state (political entity)

‎(hiragana , romaji su)

  1. sandbank

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(ju) (hangeul , McCune-Reischauer chu, Yale cwu)

  1. state, province

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(châu, chu)

  1. state, province