草書

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See also: 草书

Chinese[edit]

 
grass; straw; draft (of a document); careless; rough; manuscript; hasty
book; letter
trad. (草書)
simp. (草书)
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Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

草書

  1. (calligraphy) cursive script

Usage notes[edit]

Sometimes translated as grass script, mistaking the character (cǎo) as meaning grass, when in fact it refers to writing which is careless; sloppy; hasty, for example the meaning implied in the compound words 潦草 (liáocǎo) and 草率 (cǎoshuài).

Related terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
そう
Grade: 1
しょ
Grade: 2
on’yomi

Noun[edit]

草書 (hiragana そうしょ, rōmaji sōsho)

  1. grass script (cursive writing)

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.