Chu

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Chu or CHU may refer to:

Chinese history[edit]

  • Chu (state) (楚) (c. 1030 BC – 223 BC), a state during the Zhou dynasty
  • Chu (楚) (403–404), a state founded by Huan Xuan during the Jin dynasty
  • Chu (Ten Kingdoms) (楚) (907–951), a kingdom during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period
  • Da Chu (楚) (1127), a puppet state installed by the Jurchen Jin dynasty during the Jin–Song wars

Surnames[edit]

  • Chu (Chinese surname), alternative spelling of the common Chinese surname Zhu (朱), but it can also refer to any Chinese surname whose pinyin is "Chu", including 楚, 储, and 褚.
  • Chu (Vietnamese surname), a Vietnamese surname
  • a Korean Surname

Places[edit]

  • Chu River, in modern Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan
  • Chü Province, in Kyrgyzstan
  • Chu, Kazakhstan (more commonly spelled "Shu"), a city in Kazakhstan
  • Nam Sam River, also known as Chu River, in Vietnam
  • Chũ, a town and district capital in Bac Giang Province, Vietnam
  • Chũ River, river of Lang Son Province, Vietnam
  • Hubei and Hunan provinces of China, often referred to as Chu (after the ancient state)

Music[edit]

  • Chu (song), a song by Korean girl group f(x)
  • Mr. Chu, a song by Korean girl group Apink

Other uses[edit]

CHU may refer to: