Meaning of 周

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(Trad.: 週)
Pinyin: zhōu
English Definition: to make a circuit; to circle; circle; circumference; lap; cycle; complete; all; all over; thorough; to help financially; week; weekly; variant of
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Ideographic: Border around land with a well
Character Formation:
  • Surround from above
    • [ jiōng ] wide
    • Above to below
      • [ ] soil, earth; items made of earth
      • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
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Example Words:
周末 [ zhōu ]: weekend
周围 [ zhōu wéi ]: surroundings; environment; to encompass
周到 [ zhōu dào ]: thoughtful; considerate; attentive; thorough; also pr. [zhou1 dao5]
周期 [ zhōu ]: period; cycle
周年 [ zhōu nián ]: anniversary; annual
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