ChineseEdit

 
head; chief; first (occasion); first (thing); measure word for poems
prefecture; mansion
simp. and trad.
(首府)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

首府

  1. capital (of a state, autonomous region, etc.)
    布里斯班澳大利亞昆士蘭首府 [MSC, trad.]
    布里斯班澳大利亚昆士兰首府 [MSC, simp.]
    Bùlǐsībān shì Àodàlìyà Kūnshìlán zhōu shǒufǔ. [Pinyin]
    Brisbane is the capital of Queensland.

Usage notesEdit

When translating the English term capital city, use 首都 (shǒudū) when referring to the capital of a country, 首府 (shǒufǔ) when referring to the capital of a state or autonomous region, and 省會省会 (shěnghuì) when referring to the capital of a province. Alternative terms for the capital of a country include 國都国都 (guódū), 京城 (jīngchéng), 京都 (jīngdū), 京邑 (jīngyì) and 都城 (dūchéng) all of which are more commonly used in literary language.

Proper nounEdit

首府

  1. An alternate name used for various capitals, particularly Dali (大理) when it served as the capital of an independent medieval kingdom.

See alsoEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
しゅ
Grade: 2

Grade: 4
on’yomi

NounEdit

首府 (しゅふ) (shufu)

  1. capital; metropolis

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

NounEdit

首府

  1. Hán tự form of thủ phủ (capital city).