See also:

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (trees) + phonetic  – a place with many trees, the Kingdom of Chu.

Han characterEdit

(radical 75 +9, 13 strokes, cangjie input 木木弓卜人 (DDNYO), four-corner 44801)

  1. Chu, an ancient Chinese viscounty and kingdom along the Yangtze River during the Zhou dynasty
  2. The realm of this state under later imperial Chinese dynasties
  3. Clear
  4. Pain, suffering

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 539, character 23
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 15141
  • Dae Jaweon: page 927, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1244, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+695A

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Yale cho2)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

ReadingsEdit

  • On: (so)
  • Kun: いばら (ibara), しもと (shimoto), すわえ (suwae)

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(cho) (hangeul , revised cho, McCune-Reischauer ch'o, Yale cho)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin chǔ (chu3), Wade-Giles ch'u3)

CompoundsEdit

  • 痛楚

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(sở, sỡ)

Last modified on 16 February 2014, at 19:36