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Han character

(radical 66 +9, 13 strokes, cangjie input 火女人大 (FVOK))

  1. number
  2. several, count
  3. fate

References

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 474, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 13319
  • Dae Jaweon: page 827, character 26
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1470, character 19
  • Unihan data for U+6570

Cantonese

Hanzi

(Yale sou2, sou3)


Japanese

Noun

(hiragana かず, romaji kazu)
(hiragana すう, romaji )

  1. number

Kanji

(grade 2 kanji)

  1. number

Readings

Usage notes

May be used alone in on to mean number or to form many compounds, such as 数学 (すうがく sūgaku) - mathematics (literally "number science")

Compounds


Korean

Hanja

(hangeul , , revised su, chok, McCune-Reischauer su, ch'ok, Yale swu, chok)


Mandarin

Pronunciation

Hanzi

(traditional 數, pinyin shǔ (shu3), shù (shu4), shuò (shuo4), (cu4), Wade-Giles shu3, shu4, shuo4, ts'u4)

Compounds

Usage notes

When it is used alone and pronounced as shu4, it means "numbers". But if it is pronounced as shu3, it means the action of counting (used as a verb).

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