書房

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See also: 书房

Chinese[edit]

book; letter house
trad. (書房)
simp. (书房)

Pronunciation[edit]


Note: ze1 bang5 - Chaozhou.

Noun[edit]

書房

  1. study (room)

Synonyms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

In Chinese, the common word for study (as in a room designated for reading or writing) is 書房书房; its 雅稱雅称 (yǎchēng, “elegant name”) is 書齋书斋 (shūzhāi).

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (書房):

References[edit]

  • Duffus, William, "study" (p. 258) in English-Chinese Vocabulary of the Vernacular or Spoken Language of Swatow, English Presbyterian Mission Press, 1883.

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しょ
Grade: 2
ぼう
Grade: S
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

書房 (hiragana しょぼう, rōmaji shobō)

  1. study (room)
  2. bookshop