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秋 is a 9 stroke, simplified and traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as qiū in the first tone.

In traditional Chinese the characters or may be used instead.

It is made up of the components (grain) and (fire).

  • ㄑㄧㄡ



    • ㄏㄜ ˊ


    • ㄏㄨㄛ ˇ



3 stories have been written about this character — see all
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During the autumn season, you can harvest a lot of grain but be careful not to set any fires.
by emilyajohn

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During the autumn season hardworking farmers labor for a plentiful harvest of GRAIN and take precautions of not setting accidental FIRES...
by JoYousOjOe

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The grain stubble is burnt in autumn before the winter crop
by Joeyjoefro

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We found 1 pronunciation for 秋

Definitions for 秋 pronounced as qiū

  • surname Qiu
  • autumn
  • fall
  • harvest time
  • a swing
  • old variant of 秋[qiu1]
  • a swing


The most common words for 秋 — see all

  • Spring and Autumn Period (770-476 BC)
  • Spring and Autumn Annals, chronicle of Lu State (722-481 BC)
  • spring and autumn
  • four seasons
  • year
  • a person's age
  • annals (used in book titles)
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