TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲):  + 

Han characterEdit

(radical 9 +7 in Chinese, 人+8 in Japanese, in Chinese 9 strokes, in Japanese 10 strokes, cangjie input 人中竹竹 (OLHH), 人中人竹 (OLOH), four-corner 28222, composition)

  1. study
  2. repair
  3. cultivate

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 106, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 721
  • Dae Jaweon: page 225, character 13
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 159, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+4FEE

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping sau1, Yale sau1)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

Proper nounEdit

(hiragana おさむ, romaji Osamu)

  1. A male given name

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(su) (hangeul , revised su, McCune-Reischauer su, Yale swu)


MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin xiū (xiu1), Wade-Giles hsiu1)

CompoundsEdit


Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*siou)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(tu)

Last modified on 31 March 2014, at 17:12