Chinese Word Entry

周小川
Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄓㄡ ㄒㄧㄠˇ ㄔㄨㄢ
Mandarin (Pinyin): Zhōu Xiǎo chuān
Cantonese (Jyutping): zau1 siu2 cyun1
Definition: Zhou Xiaochuan (1948-), PRC banker and politician, governor of People's Bank of China 中國人民銀行〔中国人民银行〕 from 2002

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Chinese characters used in this word

circumference, circuit, lap, Zhou dynasty
Readings
Mandarin: ㄓㄡ (zhōu)
Cantonese: zau1
Japanese: シュウ / まわ.り、 あまねし、 めぐる
Korean:
Vietnamese: chu
Variants
Semantic variant form:

little, small, tiny, insignificant
Readings
Mandarin: ㄒㄧㄠˇ (xiǎo)
Cantonese: siu2
Japanese: ショウ / ちい.さい、 こ-、 お-、 さ-、 こ、 お
Korean:
Vietnamese: tiểu

stream, river, river or three-stroke river radical (no. 47), flow, boil
Readings
Mandarin: ㄔㄨㄢ (chuān)
Cantonese: cyun1
Japanese: セン / かわ
Korean:
Vietnamese: xuyên
Variants
Semantic variant form: