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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Japanese stroke order
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Stroke order
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shinjitai

simplified

traditional

Alternative forms[edit]

Note different composition due to different forms of , namely (in some Japanese fonts more resembles ).

Han character[edit]

(radical 63 +4, 8 strokes, cangjie input 竹尸竹一中 (HSHML), four-corner 72221, composition or ⿰ or ⿰)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 415, character 16
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 11715
  • Dae Jaweon: page 760, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2259, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+6240

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
alt. forms 𫝂

Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *sqʰraʔ): phonetic  ‎(OC *ɡʷaːʔ) + semantic  ‎(axe) – the sound of logging.

Pronunciation[edit]



  • Dialectal data
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /suo²¹⁴/
Harbin /suo²¹³/
Tianjin /suo¹³/
Jinan /ʂuə⁵⁵/
Qingdao /suə⁵⁵/ ~以
/ʂuə⁵⁵/ 場~
Zhengzhou /ʂuo⁵³/
Xi'an /fo⁵³/
Xining /fɔ⁵³/
Yinchuan /suə⁵³/
Lanzhou /fə⁴⁴²/
Ürümqi /suɤ⁵¹/
Wuhan /suo⁴²/
Chengdu /so⁵³/
Guiyang /so⁴²/
Kunming /so⁵³/
Nanjing /so²¹²/
Hefei /sʊ²⁴/
Jin Taiyuan /suɤ⁵³/
Pingyao /suə⁵³/
Hohhot /suɤ⁵³/
Wu Shanghai /su³⁵/
Suzhou /səu⁵¹/
Hangzhou /su⁵³/
Wenzhou /so³⁵/
Hui Shexian /so³⁵/
Tunxi /so³¹/
Xiang Changsha /so⁴¹/
Xiangtan /so⁴²/
Gan Nanchang /so²¹³/
/su²¹³/ 無~謂
Hakka Meixian /so³¹/
Taoyuan /so³¹/
Cantonese Guangzhou /sɔ³⁵/
Nanning /ɬɔ³⁵/
Hong Kong /sɔ³⁵/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /sɔ⁵³/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /su³²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /su²¹/
Shantou (Min Nan) /so⁵³/
Haikou (Min Nan) /to²¹³/

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (21)
Final () (22)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʃɨʌX/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʃiɔX/
Shao
Rongfen
/ʃiɔX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʂɨə̆X/
Li
Rong
/ʃiɔX/
Wang
Li
/ʃĭoX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʂi̯woX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
shǔ
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 5306
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*sqʰraʔ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. place; location
  2. institute
  3. Classifier for buildings, schools, hospitals, etc.  all nouns using this classifier
  4. Prefix attached to verbs to form noun phrases, meaning a person or thing that is the object of that verb (ie, to whom or to which an action is done).
      ―  suǒ  ―  income [literary “what is gained”]
  5. Used in the construction ……所…… to form the passive voice.

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Counter[edit]

‎(hiragana しょ, romaji -sho)

  1. places

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana ところ, romaji tokoro)

‎(hiragana とこ, romaji toko) (informal)

  1. a place, a scene, a site; an address

Derived terms[edit]

Suffix[edit]

‎(hiragana しょ, romaji -sho)

‎(hiragana ところ, romaji -tokoro)

‎(hiragana どころ, romaji -dokoro)

  1. place

Usage notes[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(so)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: so, McCune-Reischauer: so, Yale: so)
  • Name (hangeul): ()
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Okinawan[edit]

Kanji[edit]

‎(hiragana とぅくる, romaji tukuru)

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana とぅくる, romaji tukuru)

  1. area, location, spot

Suffix[edit]

‎(しゅ, shu)

  1. place, field

Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(sỡ, sở, sớ, sửa, thửa)

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