Japanese Word Entry

Kana:ひじ
Romaji:hiji
Definition: mid-ocean sandbank
Alternative reading: ひし (hishi)

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Chinese characters used in this word

continent, sandbar, island, country, islet
Readings
Mandarin: ㄓㄡ (zhōu)
Cantonese: zau1
Japanese: シュウ (shuu)、 ス (su) / しま (shima)
Korean: 주 (ju)
Vietnamese: châu, chòng, chao