Last modified on 21 August 2014, at 15:21

zuo

See also: zuō, zuó, zuǒ, zuò, and züo

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

zuo

  1. Nonstandard spelling of zuō.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of zuó.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of zuǒ.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of zuò.

Usage notesEdit

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Middle EnglishEdit

AdverbEdit

zuo

  1. so

Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *tō, whence also Old English .

PrepositionEdit

zuo (+ dative)

  1. to

VolapükEdit

EtymologyEdit

zu +‎ -o

AdverbEdit

zuo

  1. (conjunctive) in addition