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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  (fire) – to cook over a fire.

Han character[edit]

(radical 86 +8, 12 strokes, cangjie input 十日火 (JAF), four-corner 44336)

  1. cook

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 678, character 16
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 19165
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1087, character 17
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2211, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+716E

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale jyu2)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(ja) (hangeul , revised ja, McCune-Reischauer cha, Yale ca)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin zhǔ (zhu3), Wade-Giles chu3)

Verb[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin zhǔ)

  1. to boil, to cook

Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(chử)