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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 122 +8, 13 strokes, cangjie input 田中十大日 (WLJKA), four-corner 60604)

  1. public office

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 948, character 37
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 28311
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1390, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2918, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+7F72

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale chyu5)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin ba (ba5), bǎi (bai3), (bi3), (pi2), (pi4), shǔ (shu3), Wade-Giles pa5, pai3, pi3, p'i2, p'i4, shu3)

Noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin shǔ)

  1. office, bureau
    公署 gouvernment office, 警察署 police station

Verb[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin shǔ)

  1. to sign
    签署 to sign , 署名 signature

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(thự, thợ, thuỳ)