詛 [诅] zǔ


: curse; swear (oath)

Kun Reading

詛い OR 呪い | のろい noroi

noun
: curse; spell; malediction

詛う OR 呪う | のろう norou

godan verb with u ending | transitive verb
: to curse; to put a curse on; to detest intensely

On Reading

ソ so、 ショ sho

 Usage:

詛[诅]咒 zu3zhou4: to curse
[詛呪 | そじゅ soshu: curse]
咒詛[诅] zhou4 zu3: to curse; to revile
[呪詛 | じゅそ shuso: curse; malediction; hex]
 Etymology:
形声 Pictophonetic.
言 (yan2: speech radical 149) suggests the meaning while
(qie3: moreover; also) provides both meaning and sound.



簡體 Simplified.
诅. Derived from generic radical simplification #1 (訁言 » 讠).



 Examples:
none applicable

Resources: Chinese Dictionary | Japanese Dictionary

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