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U+5DDE, 州
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5DDE

[U+5DDD]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5DDF]

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.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Shang Western Zhou Warring States Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Bronze inscriptions Chu bamboo and silk script Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
州-oracle.svg 州-bronze.svg 州-bronze-warring.svg 州-silk.svg 州-seal.svg 州-bigseal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*tju
*tju
*tju, *tjuɡ
*dju
*dju, *djus

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, rōmaji shū)

  1. state (political entity)

(hiragana , rōmaji 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