See also: and

TranslingualEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Variant of , with bottom replaced by (similar to unrelated and 𠂢).

Current form is graphically  +  (crowd, multitude) – bottom is originally 3 people, hence “crowd”, though top is unrelated to 血, being originally (network).

Han characterEdit

(radical 143 +6, 12 strokes, cangjie input 竹廿竹竹人 (HTHHO), 竹廿人竹人 (HTOHO))

  1. multitude, crowd
  2. masses, public

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1107, character 16
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 33981
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1569, character 17
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3051, character 14
  • Unihan data for U+8846

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

  • 衆議 (しゅうぎ, shūgi)
  • 衆議院 (しゅうぎいん, shūgiin)
  • 公衆 (こうしゅう, kōshū, general public, public use)
  • 大衆 (たいしゅう, taishū, general public)

NounEdit

(hiragana しゅう, romaji shū)

  1. many people

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(jung) (hangeul , revised jung, McCune-Reischauer chung, Yale cwung)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin zhòng (zhong4), Wade-Giles chung4)


Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*jiùng)

Last modified on 23 March 2014, at 03:20