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n./adj. beginning; beginning, starting
Other meanings
[chū]   adv. for the first time
[chū]   adj. first (in order), primary
[chū]   char. original

Simplified Chinese


Traditional Chinese

Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
chū lái zhà dào
phr. newly arrived, arrived for first time
dāng chū
n. at that time, at first, originally
chū xià
n. early summer
chū qíng
v. (the sky) has just cleared up.