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chǔ
clear
#749
Chapter-38 HSK-A
13 strokes

Compositions

Explanation of characters by Herbert A. Giles

Ch'u is composed of 林 lin a forest , one half of which is the radical under which it is now classed, and 疋 (now p'i3 a piece or bale) an old form of 足 tsu foot, as phonetic. Its chief meanings are to punish, clear, perspicuous; but it is here only the name of a State.

Chinese-English (CC-CEDICT)


chǔ
distinct/clear/orderly/pain/suffering/deciduous bush used in Chinese medicine (genus Vitex)/punishment cane (old)/surname Chu/abbr. for Hubei 湖北省[Hu2 bei3 Sheng3] and Hunan 湖南省[Hu2 nan2 Sheng3] provinces together/Chinese kingdom during the Spring and Autumn and Warring States Periods (722-221 BC)

Phrases ending with the given character

qīng
chu
unclear/not understood/currently unknown
chǔ
Uxin or Wushen banner in southwest Ordos prefecture 鄂爾多斯|鄂尔多斯[E4 er3 duo1 si1], Inner Mongolia
chǔ
Mamoudzou, capital of Mayotte

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