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孙子

Word definition:

Simplified
Pīnyīn
English Definition Add a new word to the dictionary Traditional
HSK
Sun Tzu, also known as Sun Wu 孫武|孙武 (c. 500 BC, dates of birth and death uncertain), general, strategist and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn Period (700-475 BC), believed to be the author of the “Art of War” 孫子兵法|孙子兵法, one of the Seven Military Classics of ancient China 武經七書|武经七书
grandson / son's son
HSK 4

Character decomposition:

CharacterTot Str
Rad / Str
Mandarin
Pīnyīn
Unihan Definition
standalone and in compounds
Jyutping
Cantonese
Variant
Four corner
Cangjie
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 *孙* | 孙* | *孙
6画
grandchild, descendent; surname
1940
NDF
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 *子* | 子* | *子
3画
offspring, child; fruit, seed of; 1st terrestrial branch
1740.7
ND

Word decomposition:

SimplifiedEnglish Definition
Sun Tzu, also known as Sun Wu 孫武|孙武 (c. 500 BC, dates of birth and death uncertain), general, strategist and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn Period (700-475 BC), believed to be the author of the “Art of War” 孫子兵法|孙子兵法, one of the Seven Military Classics of ancient China 武經七書|武经七书
grandson / son's son
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *孙* | 孙* | *孙
surname Sun
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *孙* | 孙* | *孙
grandson / descendant
 
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *子* | 子* | *子
son / child / seed / egg / small thing / 1st earthly branch: 11 p.m.-1 a.m., midnight, 11th solar month (7th December to 5th January), year of the Rat / Viscount, fourth of five orders of nobility 五等爵位 / ancient Chinese compass point: 0° (north)
 
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *子* | 子* | *子
(noun suffix)


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