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Main Radical of Character

  • zhōu state
Pinyin Yale Jyutping English Definition for Chinese Text
jau1 zau1 prefecture / (old) province / (old) administrative division / state (e.g. of US) / oblast (Russia) / canton (Switzerland)

Common Chinese Words Using 州

Traditional Chinese Pinyin Yale Jyutping English Definition for Chinese Text
 
gwong2 jau1 gwong2 zau1 Guangzhou subprovincial city and capital of Guangdong / Canton
 
hong4 jau1 hong4 zau1 Hangzhou subprovincial city and capital of Zhejiang province in southeast China
 
fuk1 jau1 fuk1 zau1 Fuzhou prefecture level city and capital of Fujian province in east China / formerly known as Foochow or Fuchow
 
gwai3 jau1 gwai3 zau1 Guizhou province (Kweichow) in south central China, abbr. to 黔[Qian2] or 貴|贵[Gui4], capital Guiyang 貴陽|贵阳[Gui4 yang2]
 
ga1, ga3 jau1 gaa1, gaa3 zau1 California
 
jeng6 jau1 zeng6 zau1 Zhengzhou prefecture level city and capital of Henan Province in central China
 
laan4 jau1 laan4 zau1 Lanzhou prefecture level city and capital of Gansu province 甘肅|甘肃[Gan1 su4]

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