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TranslingualEdit

simpl. 寿
trad.

EtymologyEdit

Simplified from

Han characterEdit

寿 (radical 41 +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 手大木戈 (QKDI))

  1. old age, long life
  2. lifespan

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 294, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 7419
  • Dae Jaweon: page 581, character 13
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 504, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+5BFF

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

寿 (traditional , Jyutping sau6, Yale sau6)


JapaneseEdit

NounEdit

寿 (hiragana ことぶき, romaji kotobuki)

  1. congratulations, felicitation, celebration, greetings
  2. congratulations!, long life!

KanjiEdit

寿

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

Proper nounEdit

寿 (hiragana ひさし, romaji Hisashi)

  1. A male given name

CompoundsEdit

  • 長寿 (chōju): long life
  • 天寿 (tenju): natural life span
  • 新年の寿 (shinnen no kotobuki): New Year's greetings

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

寿 (su) (hangeul [[]], revised su, McCune-Reischauer su, Yale swu)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

寿 (traditional , Pinyin shòu (shou4), Wade-Giles shou4)

CompoundsEdit

Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 02:36