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See also:
U+9031, 週
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9031

[U+9030]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+9032]

Translingual[edit]

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Transcribed ancient scripts
週-bigseal.svg

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (walking) + phonetic  (OC *tjɯw).

Han character[edit]

(radical 162, +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 卜月土口 (YBGR), four-corner 37302, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1259, character 24
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 38937
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1749, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3852, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+9031

Chinese[edit]

trad. /*
simp. *

Pronunciation[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. week
  2. circumference
  3. turn, cycle
  4. anniversary

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. week

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Kanji in this term
しゅう
Grade: 2
on’yomi

/t͡ɕɨu//ɕjɨu//ɕuː/

From Middle Chinese (MC t͡ɕɨu).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana しゅう, rōmaji shū, historical hiragana しう)

  1. a week (unit of time)
    Synonym: 一週間 (isshūkan)

Derived terms[edit]

Counter[edit]

(hiragana しゅう, rōmaji -shū, historical hiragana しう)

  1. weeks

Derived terms[edit]

Coordinate terms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana しゅう, rōmaji Shū, historical hiragana しう)

  1. a male or female given name

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(ju) (hangeul , McCune–Reischauer chu, Yale cwu)

  1. week (unit of time)

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(chu, châu)

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