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書.svg
Unicode name CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-66F8
Codepoint U+66F8
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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
書-bw.png

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 73 +6, 10 strokes, cangjie input 中土日 (LGA), four-corner 50601, composition)

  1. to write
  2. writings, book, letter, document

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 502, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14294
  • Dae Jaweon: page 874, character 18
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1509, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+66F8

Cantonese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping syu1, Yale syu1)

Noun[edit]

(traditional, Jyutping syu1, simplified )

  1. book

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Suffix[edit]

(hiragana しょ, romaji -sho)

  1. document

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(seo) (hangeul , revised seo, McCune-Reischauer sŏ, Yale se)

Compounds[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin shū (shu1), Wade-Giles shu1)

  1. a book, a codex
  2. a collection of bamboo or wooden slips, the traditional form of records in China
  3. a letter, a document
  4. Chinese characters
  5. the form of a written or printed Chinese character, script, font
  6. the art of calligraphy
  7. an ancient government post in charge of secretarial duties
  8. an imperial edict
  9. storytelling
  10. the Classic of History, originally known simply as 書

Noun[edit]

(traditional, Pinyin shū, simplified )

  1. a book, a codex
  2. a letter, a document
  3. style of calligraphy, script, font

Verb[edit]

(traditional, Pinyin shū, simplified )

  1. to write

Proper noun[edit]

(traditional, Pinyin shū, simplified )

  1. abbreviation of 书经 (書經), the Classic of History

References[edit]

  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT ). URL accessed on 2014-02-24.

Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*shiu)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(thư)