See also:

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 66 +9, 13 strokes, cangjie input 火女人大 (FVOK))

  1. number
  2. several, count
  3. fate

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 474, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 13319
  • Dae Jaweon: page 827, character 26
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1470, character 19
  • Unihan data for U+6570

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(traditional , Jyutping sou3, sou2, Yale sou2, sou3)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

  1. number

ReadingsEdit

Usage notesEdit

May be used alone with the on-reading すう () to mean number or to form many compounds, such as 数学 (すうがく sūgaku) - mathematics (literally "number study")

CompoundsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana かず, romaji kazu)
(hiragana すう, romaji )

  1. number

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(su, chok) (hangeul [[, ]], revised su, chok, McCune-Reischauer su, ch'ok, Yale swu, chok)


MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

HanziEdit

(traditional , Pinyin shǔ (shu3), shù (shu4), shuò (shuo4), (cu4), Wade-Giles shu3, shu4, shuo4, ts'u4)

CompoundsEdit

Usage notesEdit

When it is used alone and pronounced as shu4, it means "numbers". But if it is pronounced as shu3, it means the action of counting (used as a verb).

Last modified on 12 April 2014, at 07:23