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ChineseEdit

 
grass; straw; draft (of a document); careless; rough; manuscript; hasty
book; letter
trad. (草書)
simp. (草书)
 
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EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

草書

  1. (calligraphy) cursive script

Usage notesEdit

Sometimes translated as grass script, mistaking the character (cǎo) as meaning grass, when in fact it refers to writing which is careless; sloppy; hasty, for example the meaning implied in the compound words 潦草 (liáocǎo) and 草率 (cǎoshuài).

Related termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
そう
Grade: 1
しょ
Grade: 2
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese 草書 (MC t͡sʰɑuX ɕɨʌ).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

草書 (hiragana そうしょ, rōmaji sōsho, historical hiragana さうしよ)

  1. grass script (cursive writing)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

草書 (choseo) (hangeul 초서)

  1. Hanja form? of 초서 (grass script).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

NounEdit

草書

  1. Hán tự form of thảo thư (grass script).