Definition of 周

  • circumference
  • circuit
  • lap


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • シュウ
  • まわ

Popular Words With This Kanji

周辺, しゅうへん

circumference, outskirts, environs, around, in the area of, in the vicinity of, (computer) peripheral

周年, しゅうねん

whole year, anniversary

周囲, しゅうい

surroundings, environs, circumference

周, しゅう

Zhou (dynasty of China), Chou, (geometric) perimeter, counter for laps or circuits

回り, 周り, 廻り, まわり

circumference, perimeter, edge, surroundings, locality, neighborhood, rotation, circulation

慌てる, 周章てる, あわてる

to become confused (disconcerted, disorganized, disorganised), to be flustered, to panic, to be in a hurry, to rush

一周, 一巡り, いっしゅう, ひとめぐり

once around, a revolution, a lap, a turn, a round, one full year

周知, しゅうち

common knowledge, (something) well-known

周波数, しゅうはすう

frequency (esp. of waveforms)

周期, しゅうき

cycle, period

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