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ChineseEdit

book; letter house
trad. (書房)
simp. (书房)

PronunciationEdit


Note: ze1 bang5 - Chaozhou.

NounEdit

書房

  1. study (room)
  2. (Dungan) library

Usage notesEdit

In Chinese, the common word for study (as in a room designated for reading or writing) is 書房书房 (shūfáng); its 雅稱雅称 (yǎchēng, “elegant name”) is 書齋书斋 (shūzhāi), or 文房 (wénfáng).

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DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (書房):

ReferencesEdit

  • Duffus, William (1883), “study”, in English-Chinese Vocabulary of the Vernacular or Spoken Language of Swatow, Swatow: English Presbyterian Mission Press, page 258

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
しょ
Grade: 2
ぼう
Grade: S
on’yomi

NounEdit

書房 (hiragana しょぼう, rōmaji shobō)

  1. study (room)
  2. bookshop