Zhuo

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Zhuo (卓)
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PronunciationZhuó (Mandarin)
Zhuō (former Mandarin pronunciation)[1]
Cheuk (Cantonese)
Toh or Tok (Minnan)
Language(s)Chinese
Origin
Language(s)Old Chinese
Other names
Variant(s)Cho, Chuo, Cheuk, Toh

Zhuo ([ʈʂwǒ]) is the Mandarin pinyin romanization of the Chinese surname written in Chinese character. It is romanized Cho in Wade–Giles, Cheuk in Cantonese, and Toh or Tok in Teochew and Hokkien. Zhuo is listed 277th in the Song dynasty classic text Hundred Family Surnames.[2] As of 2008, it is the 224th most common surname in China, shared by 360,000 people.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "卓(姓) zhuō" 中国语文 总第85 July 1959 普通話异讀詞审音表初稿(續) Page 322
  2. ^ "百家姓" [Hundred Family Surnames] (in Chinese). Guoxue. Retrieved 2014-09-16.
  3. ^ "中国最新300大姓排名(2008)" [300 most common surnames in China (2008)] (in Chinese). Taiwan.cn. 2009-01-06. Retrieved 2014-09-18.