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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order

EtymologyEdit

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  ‎(two people) +  ‎(ground) = two people sitting on the ground.[1]

Han characterEdit

(radical 32 +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 人人土 (OOG), four-corner 88104, composition人)

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.yellowbridge.com/chinese/character-etymology.php?searchChinese=1&zi=%E5%9D%90#
  • KangXi: page 225, character 15
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 4931
  • Dae Jaweon: page 460, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 423, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+5750

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit



  • Dialectal data
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /t͡suo⁵¹/
Harbin /t͡suo⁵³/
Tianjin /t͡suo⁵³/
Jinan /t͡suə²¹/
Qingdao /t͡suə⁴²/
Zhengzhou /t͡suo³¹²/
Xi'an /t͡suo⁴⁴/
Xining /t͡su²¹³/
Yinchuan /t͡suə¹³/
Lanzhou /t͡suə¹³/
Ürümqi /t͡suɤ²¹³/
Wuhan /t͡suo³⁵/
Chengdu /t͡so¹³/
Guiyang /t͡so²¹³/
Kunming /t͡so²¹²/
Nanjing /t͡so⁴⁴/
Hefei /t͡sʊ⁵³/
Jin Taiyuan /t͡suɤ⁴⁵/
Pingyao /t͡ɕye̞³⁵/
/t͡suə³⁵/
Hohhot /t͡suɤ⁵⁵/
Wu Shanghai /zu²³/
Suzhou /zəu³¹/
Hangzhou /d͡zo¹³/
Wenzhou /zo³⁵/
Hui Shexian /t͡sʰo³⁵/
Tunxi /t͡sʰo²⁴/
Xiang Changsha /t͡so⁵⁵/
/t͡so¹¹/
Xiangtan /d͡zo²¹/
Gan Nanchang /t͡sʰo²¹/
Hakka Meixian /t͡sʰo⁴⁴/
Taoyuan /t͡sʰo²⁴/
Cantonese Guangzhou /t͡sɔ²²/
/t͡sʰɔ²³/
Nanning /t͡sʰɔ²⁴/
Hong Kong /t͡sɔ²²/
/t͡sʰɔ¹³/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /t͡so²²/
/t͡se²²/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /sɔy²⁴²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /t͡so⁴⁴/
Shantou (Min Nan) /t͡so³⁵/
Haikou (Min Nan) /t͡se³³/

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (15) (15)
Final () (95) (95)
Tone (調) Rising (X) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Closed Closed
Division () I I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/d͡zuɑX/ /d͡zuɑH/
Pan
Wuyun
/d͡zuɑX/ /d͡zuɑH/
Shao
Rongfen
/d͡zuɑX/ /d͡zuɑH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/d͡zwaX/ /d͡zwaH/
Li
Rong
/d͡zuɑX/ /d͡zuɑH/
Wang
Li
/d͡zuɑX/ /d͡zuɑH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/d͡zʱuɑX/ /d͡zʱuɑH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
zuò zuò
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/3 2/3 3/3
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
zuò zuò zuò
Middle
Chinese
‹ dzwaX › ‹ dzwaX › ‹ dzwaH ›
Old
Chinese
/*[dz]ˤo[j]ʔ/ /*m-[dz]ˤo[j]ʔ/ /*[dz]ˤo[j]ʔ-s/
English sit to set seat n.

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

* Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
* Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
* Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
* Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

* Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
No. 18064 18065
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
3 3
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*zoːlʔ/ /*zoːls/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. to sit
  2. to go by, travel by, ride
    飛機上海 / 飞机上海  ―  zuò fēijī qù Shànghǎi.  ―  I go to Shanghai by plane.
    開車火車 [MSC, trad.]
    开车火车 [MSC, simp.]
    Tā kāichē qù, bù zuò huǒchē qù. [Pinyin]
    She does not go by train, she drives.
  3. seat
  4. to bear fruit
  5. (literary) because of, on the ground of

See alsoEdit

  • (shàng, “to board”)

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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HanjaEdit

‎(jwa) (hangeul )

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(tọa, ngồi, toà, toạ)

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