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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 47 +3, 6 strokes, cangjie input 戈中戈中 (ILIL), four-corner 32000)

  1. (same as ) continent, large island, islet
  2. administrative division, state

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 324, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 8678
  • Dae Jaweon: page 624, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 46, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+5DDE

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (23)
Final: (136)
Tone: Level (Ø)

Openness: Open
Division: III
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: zhōu
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡ɕɨu/ /t͡ɕiu/ /t͡ɕiəu/ /cuw/ /t͡ɕiu/ /t͡ɕĭəu/ /t͡ɕi̯ə̯u/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
zhōu ‹ tsyuw › /*tu/ islet in stream; province

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
17493 1 /*tju/

NounEdit

  1. prefecture
  2. state (e.g., of the United States)
  3. (archaic) province
  4. (archaic) administrative division

See alsoEdit

  • 省份 (shěngfèn)
  • (shěng)
  • (xiàn, “Japanese prefecture”)

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana しゅう, romaji shū)

  1. state (political entity)

‎(hiragana , romaji su)

  1. sandbank

CompoundsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(ju) (hangeul , revised ju, McCune-Reischauer chu, Yale cwu)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(châu, chu)

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