Definition of 洲

  • continent
  • sandbar
  • island
  • country


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

Popular Words With This Kanji

欧州, 欧洲, おうしゅう


州, 洲, しゅう

state, province, county (UK), department (of ancient China), continent, (after someone's name) dear

八洲, 八島, やしま


白州, 白洲, 白沙, しらす

bar of white sand, gravel separating a noh stage from the audience, court of law(in the Edo period)

大州, 大洲, たいしゅう


中州, 中洲, なかす

sandbank (in a river), sandbar

砂州, 砂洲, さす

reef, sandbar, sandbank

満州, 満洲, まんしゅう


座州, 座洲, ざす

stranding, running aground

大八洲, おおやしま


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