Chu

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Typically, the Wade-Giles romanization of the common Mandarin Chinese surname (Zhu).

Also derived from numerous pinyin romanizations of Mandarin Chinese surnames including , , and (Chu).

Proper noun[edit]

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Chu

  1. A Chinese surname​.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Mandarin Chinese (Chǔ)

Proper noun[edit]

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Chu

  1. (historical) An ancient Chinese viscounty and kingdom of the Zhou dynasty (circa 1030–223 BCE) along the Yangtze River.
  2. (historical) The realm of this state, as a region or fief in later imperial China.
  3. (historical) Huan Chu, the short-lived kingdom of Huan Xuan (403–404 CE).
  4. (historical) Ma Chu, a kingdom (907–951 CE) during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period.
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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from , from Middle Chinese (tsyuw); or from , from Middle Chinese (tsyu)

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Proper noun[edit]

Chu

  1. A surname​.

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