書.svg
Unicode name CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-66F8
Codepoint U+66F8
See also:

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
書-bw.png

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Han characterEdit

(radical 73 +6, 10 strokes, cangjie input 中土日 (LGA), four-corner 50601, composition)

  1. to write
  2. writings, book, letter, document

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 502, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14294
  • Dae Jaweon: page 874, character 18
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1509, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+66F8

CantoneseEdit

PronunciationEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Jyutping syu1, Yale syu1)

NounEdit

(traditional, Jyutping syu1, simplified )

  1. book

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

SuffixEdit

(hiragana しょ, romaji -sho)

  1. document

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(seo) (hangeul , revised seo, McCune-Reischauer sŏ, Yale se)

CompoundsEdit


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin shū (shu1), Wade-Giles shu1)

  1. a book, a codex
  2. a collection of bamboo or wooden slips, the traditional form of records in China
  3. a letter, a document
  4. Chinese characters
  5. the form of a written or printed Chinese character, script, font
  6. the art of calligraphy
  7. an ancient government post in charge of secretarial duties
  8. an imperial edict
  9. storytelling
  10. the Classic of History, originally known simply as 書

NounEdit

(traditional, Pinyin shū, simplified )

  1. a book, a codex
  2. a letter, a document
  3. style of calligraphy, script, font

VerbEdit

(traditional, Pinyin shū, simplified )

  1. to write

Proper nounEdit

(traditional, Pinyin shū, simplified )

  1. abbreviation of 书经 (書經), the Classic of History

ReferencesEdit

  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT ). URL accessed on 2014-02-24.

Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*shiu)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(thư)

Last modified on 12 April 2014, at 13:14