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The Cantonese word syu - 书 - syu1
(book in Cantonese)





Romanization (Jyutping)

syu1

English translations

book, to write, document

Chinese character (simplified):

书 ( syu / syu1 ) in traditional characters
Topic
Books
Character complexity
the more strokes, the harder it is to write and memorize this character the more strokes, the harder it is to write and memorize this character the more strokes, the harder it is to write and memorize this character the more strokes, the harder it is to write and memorize this character the more strokes, the harder it is to write and memorize this character 

is composed of 4 strokes and therefore is of very low complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

bookmarker  |  bookstore
书 ( syu / syu1 ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 209)
Other characters that are pronounced syu1 in Cantonese
More words that mean book in Cantonese
caak3 ( 册 ), zoek3 ( 著 )
More words that mean to write in Cantonese
se2 ( 写 ), zoek3 ( 著 ), zok3 ( 作 )

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