春秋

CantoneseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Guangzhou) IPA(key): [t͡sʰɵn˥t͡sʰɐu˥]

NounEdit

春秋 (traditional and simplified, Jyutping [[ceon1cau1#Cantonese|ceon1cau1]], Yale chēunchāu)

  1. Spring and autumn
  2. (metonymically) A year

Proper nounEdit

春秋 (traditional and simplified, Jyutping [[Ceon1cau1#Cantonese|Ceon1cau1]], Yale Chēunchāu)

  1. The Spring and Autumn Annals, the chronicles of the ancient State of Lu

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
しゅん
Grade: 2
しゅう > じゅう
Grade: 2
on'yomi

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ɕɯᵝnd͡ʑɯᵝː]

NounEdit

春秋 (hiragana しゅんじゅう, romaji shunjū)

  1. Spring and autumn
  2. (metonymically) A year

Proper nounEdit

春秋 (hiragana しゅんじゅう, romaji Shunjū)

  1. The Spring and Autumn Annals, the chronicles of the ancient State of Lu

MandarinEdit

Mandarin Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia cmn

simpl. and trad.

EtymologyEdit

From  ("spring") +  ("autumn").

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin chūnqiū
Zhuyin ㄔㄨㄣ ㄑㄧㄡ
IPA (key) /ʈ͡ʂʰu̯ən⁵⁵ t͡ɕʰi̯oʊ̯⁵⁵/

NounEdit

春秋 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin chūnqiū)

  1. Spring and autumn
  2. (metonymically) A year
  3. An annal, a chronicle of events by year

Proper nounEdit

春秋 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin Chūnqiū)

  1. (specifically) The Spring and Autumn Annals, the chronicle of the Chinese state of Lu during the first half of the Eastern Zhou dynasty

Min NanEdit

NounEdit

春秋 (traditional, POJ chhun-chhiu)

  1. Spring and autumn
  2. (metonymically) A year

Proper nounEdit

春秋 (traditional, POJ Chhun-chhiu)

  1. The Spring and Autumn Annals, the chronicles of the ancient State of Lu

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 19 April 2014, at 03:59