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Translingual

Stroke order
Japanese stroke order
Stroke order
Shinjitai
Simplified
Traditional

Alternative forms

Note different composition due to different forms of , namely (in some Japanese fonts more resembles ).

Han character

(radical 63 +4, 8 strokes, cangjie input 竹尸竹一中 (HSHML), four-corner 72221, composition or ⿰ or ⿰)

References

  • KangXi: page 415, character 16
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 11715
  • Dae Jaweon: page 760, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2259, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+6240

Chinese

simp. and trad.
alt. forms 𫝂

Glyph origin

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*tqaːs
*kʷaːs, *ɡʷaːʔ
*kʷaːs
*qʰʷaːʔ, *qʰʷaːs, *ɡʷaːʔ
*ɡʷaːʔ
*ɡʷaːʔ
*ɡʷaːʔ
*ɡʷaːʔ
*ɡʷaːʔ
*ɡʷaːʔ
*skʰraʔ, *sqʰraʔ
*sqʰraʔ

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *sqʰraʔ) : phonetic  (OC *ɡʷaːʔ) + semantic  (axe) – the sound of logging.

Pronunciation



  • Dialectal data
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /suo²¹⁴/
Harbin /suo²¹³/
Tianjin /suo¹³/
Jinan /ʂuə⁵⁵/
Qingdao /suə⁵⁵/ ~以
/ʂuə⁵⁵/ 場~
Zhengzhou /ʂuo⁵³/
Xi'an /fo⁵³/
Xining /fɔ⁵³/
Yinchuan /suə⁵³/
Lanzhou /fə⁴⁴²/
Ürümqi /suɤ⁵¹/
Wuhan /suo⁴²/
Chengdu /so⁵³/
Guiyang /so⁴²/
Kunming /so⁵³/
Nanjing /so²¹²/
Hefei /sʊ²⁴/
Jin Taiyuan /suɤ⁵³/
Pingyao /suə⁵³/
Hohhot /suɤ⁵³/
Wu Shanghai /su³⁵/
Suzhou /səu⁵¹/
Hangzhou /su⁵³/
Wenzhou /so³⁵/
Hui Shexian /so³⁵/
Tunxi /so³¹/
Xiang Changsha /so⁴¹/
Xiangtan /so⁴²/
Gan Nanchang /so²¹³/
/su²¹³/ 無~謂
Hakka Meixian /so³¹/
Taoyuan /so³¹/
Cantonese Guangzhou /sɔ³⁵/
Nanning /ɬɔ³⁵/
Hong Kong /sɔ³⁵/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /sɔ⁵³/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /su³²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /su²¹/
Shantou (Min Nan) /so⁵³/
Haikou (Min Nan) /to²¹³/

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (21)
Final () (22)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʃɨʌX/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʃiɔX/
Shao
Rongfen
/ʃiɔX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʂɨə̆X/
Li
Rong
/ʃiɔX/
Wang
Li
/ʃĭoX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʂi̯woX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
shǔ
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 5306
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*sqʰraʔ/

Definitions

  1. place; location
  2. institute
  3. Classifier for buildings, schools, hospitals, etc.  ⇒ all nouns using this classifier
  4. Prefix attached to verbs to form noun phrases, meaning a person or thing that is the object of that verb (ie, to whom or to which an action is done).
       suǒ   income [literary “what is gained”]
  5. Used in the construction ……所…… to form the passive voice.

Compounds


Japanese

Kanji

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings

Compounds

Counter

(hiragana しょ, romaji -sho)

  1. places

Noun

(hiragana ところ, romaji tokoro, alternative reading とこ, romaji toko)

  1. a place, a scene, a site; an address

Usage notes

  • The toko reading is informal.

Derived terms

Suffix

(hiragana しょ, romaji -sho)

(hiragana ところ, romaji -tokoro)

(hiragana どころ, romaji -dokoro)

  1. place

Usage notes

  • しょ: This reading is used in on'yomi compounds.
    Examples:
    • 市役所 (しやくしょ, shiyakusho): city hall (literally, "place where city duties happen")
    • 事務所 (じむしょ, jimusho): office (literally, "place where business duties happen")
  • ところ, どころ: These readings are used in kun'yomi compounds. The tokoro reading often changes to dokoro in compounds due to rendaku.
    Examples:

Korean

Hanja

(so)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: so, McCune-Reischauer: so, Yale: so)
  • Name (hangeul): ()
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Okinawan

Kanji

(hiragana とぅくる, romaji tukuru)

Noun

(hiragana とぅくる, romaji tukuru)

  1. area, location, spot

Suffix

(しゅ, shu)

  1. place, field

Compounds


Vietnamese

Han character

(sỡ, sở, sớ, sửa, thửa)

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