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Pinyin Yale Jyutping English Definition for Chinese Text
luk6 syu1 luk6 syu1 Six Methods of forming Chinese characters, according to Han dictionary Shuowen 說文|说文 - namely, two primary methods: 象形 (pictogram), 指事 (ideogram), two compound methods: 會意|会意 (combined ideogram), 形聲|形声 (ideogram plus phonetic), and two transfer methods: 假借 (loan), 轉注|转注 (transfer)

Simplified Chinese Pinyin Yale Jyutping English Definition for Chinese Text
luk6 luk6 six / 6
syu1 syu1 abbr. for 書經|书经[shu1 jing1] / book / letter / document / to write

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