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U+505A, 做
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-505A

[U+5059]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+505B]

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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 9 +9, 11 strokes, cangjie input 人十口大 (OJRK), four-corner 28240, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 110, character 29
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 861
  • Dae Jaweon: page 236, character 13
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 186, character 18
  • Unihan data for U+505A

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

EtymologyEdit

Colloquial form of the departing-tone variant of (MC t͡sɑH, “to do”), to differentiate from the checked-tone variant (now represented by ). Loss of checked codas in Mandarin has resulted in homophony of the two.

PronunciationEdit


Note:
  • Xiamen, Quanzhou:
    • chòe - vernacular;
    • chò - literary.

Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 18069
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ʔsaːɡs/
Notes

DefinitionsEdit

  1. to do; to perform
    什麼 / 什么  ―  Nǐ zài zuò shénme?  ―  What are you doing?
    乜嘢 [Guangzhou Cantonese, trad.]
    乜嘢 [Guangzhou Cantonese, simp.]
    Nei5 zou6 gan2 mat1 je5 aa3? [Jyutping]
    What are you doing?
  2. to make; to produce
  3. to become
  4. to give (a party, a reception)
  5. to be (a role)
    /   ―  zuòzéi  ―  to thieve
      ―  zuò  ―  to be a guest/visitor
  6. (euphemistic) to make love

SynonymsEdit

CompoundsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic ():
  • Japanese:  () (sa)
  • Korean: (, ju)
  • Vietnamese: tố ()

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(ju, ja) (hangeul , , revised ju, ja, McCune-Reischauer chu, cha)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(tố)

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