Associations to the word «Wu»

Wiktionary

WU, proper noun. (historic) Suzhou, a city in southern Jiangsu province in China, whence:
WU, proper noun. (historic) A county of imperial and Republican China around Suzhou.
WU, proper noun. (historic) A commandery of imperial China around Suzhou.
WU, proper noun. A historic and cultural region of China around the mouth of the Yangtze River, whence:
WU, proper noun. The family of Chinese languages spoken in that region, including Shanghainese and Suzhounese, the second-most spoken family after Mandarin.
WU, proper noun. (historic) The kingdom ruled by the Ji family from Wuxi and then Suzhou during the Spring and Autumn period of China's Zhou dynasty.
WU, proper noun. A common Chinese surname:
WU, proper noun. (historic) The kingdom ruled by the Sun family from Ezhou and Nanjing during the Three Kingdoms interregnum following China's Han dynasty.
WU, proper noun. (historic) The kingdom ruled by Li Zitong from Yangzhou and Hangzhou during the interregnum following China's Sui dynasty.
WU, proper noun. (historic) The kingdom ruled by the Yang family from Yangzhou during the Ten Kingdoms interregnum following China's Tang dynasty.
WU, proper noun. (historic) The kingdom ruled by the Qian family from Hangzhou and Shaoxing during the Ten Kingdoms interregnum following China's Tang dynasty.
WU, proper noun. A Chinese surname
WU, proper noun. (historic) An epithet of numerous kings and emperors in Chinese history who were honored with variants of the posthumous name Wuwang or Wudi.
WU, proper noun. A Chinese surname.
WU, noun. (historic) A Chinese shaman or shamaness

Dictionary definition

WU, noun. A dialect of Chinese spoken in the Yangtze delta.

Wise words

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