See also:

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

 +  +  – the top 東 + 東 have merged, and resembles the unrelated with an extra 一 stroke.

Han characterEdit

(radical 73 +7, 11 strokes, cangjie input 廿田日 (TWA), four-corner 55606)

  1. ministry officials
  2. used as a surname
  3. group, company

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 502, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14297
  • Dae Jaweon: page 876, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1511, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+66F9

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping cou4, Yale chou4)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

  • 御曹司

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(jo) (hangeul , revised jo, McCune-Reischauer cho, Yale co)

CompoundsEdit


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin cáo (cao2), Cáo (Cao2), Wade-Giles ts'ao2, Ts'ao2)


Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(TLPA tsô (tso5))

ReferencesEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(tào)

Last modified on 15 February 2014, at 21:48