Last modified on 9 April 2014, at 09:15

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic : two altars.

Han characterEdit

(radical 113 +5, 10 strokes, cangjie input 戈火月一 (IFBM), four-corner 37210, composition)

  1. ancestor(s), progenitor(s), forefather(s)/mother(s)
  2. grandfather(s)/mother(s)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 841, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 24664
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1260, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2391, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+7956

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping zou2, Yale jou2)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(jo) (hangeul , revised jo, McCune-Reischauer cho, Yale co)

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin (zu3), Wade-Giles tsu3)

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NounEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin )

  1. ancestor
  2. grandparent
  3. forefather

Proper nounEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin )

  1. A surname​.

CompoundsEdit


Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*tzǒ)


VietnameseEdit

NounEdit

  1. Hán tự form of tổ

CompoundsEdit