TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲):  + 

Han characterEdit

(radical 130 +7, 11 strokes, cangjie input 人中人月 (OLOB), four-corner 28227, composition)

  1. dried meat (used as payment for teachers in ancient China)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 984, character 8
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 29535
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1436, character 21
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 176, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+8129

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping sau1, Yale sau1)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

ReadingsEdit

Proper nounEdit

(hiragana おさむ, romaji Osamu)

  1. A male given name

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(su) (hangeul , revised su, McCune-Reischauer su, Yale swu)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin xiū (xiu1), Wade-Giles hsiu1)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(tu)

Last modified on 17 November 2013, at 18:31