Chu

Chu or CHU may refer to:

Surname
  • Chu (Chinese surname), a common Chinese surname for 朱 (Zhu), but it can also refer to any Chinese surname whose pinyin is "chu", such as 楚, 储, 褚, 初, 除 and other possible surnames.
  • Spanish writing Chu (English Chou or Zhou) is the surname 曹 from Guangzhou, Guangdong (Canton).
  • Chu (Vietnamese surname), a Vietnamese surname.
  • and Chu is a Korean Surname as well.
Places
  • Districts, in the People's Republic of China and the Republic of China
  • Chu River, in modern Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan
  • Chü Province, in Kyrgyzstan
  • Chu, Kazakhstan (presently 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, also known as Chu, provinces in the People's Republic of China
States
  • Chu (state) (楚), a state in the Spring and Autumn Period and Warring States Period of ancient China
  • Chu (state) (楚) kingdoms or Western Chu (state) (西楚) hegemony, regimes proclaimed by various rebellion leaders after the fall of the Qin Dynasty (see Pretenders at the bottom of the list of rulers of Chu (state) (楚)), including Western Chu (西楚) (state) proclaimed by Xiang Yu as Hegemon during the Chu-Han Contention
  • Huan Chu (state), officially Chu (state) (楚) but now dubbed Huan Chu (state) (桓楚), short-lived Chinese regime of Huan Xuan from 403 to 404, an interruption in the continuing Jin dynasty
  • Chu (Ten Kingdoms) state (楚), a kingdom during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms Period of China
Other
  • Old Church Slavonic (ISO 639 alpha-3, chu)
  • Chu (instrument), an ancient Chinese instrument made of wood like a box that is struck by a stick to mark section beginnings
  • Chhù (), House or Home in Min Nan Chinese and its Taiwanese dialect. This word appear on Toponym widely in Fujian, Taiwan, Singapore
  • Chu (One Piece), a fictional character in Eiichirō Oda's manga One Piece
  • Chu Jelly, a recurrent enemy in the Legend of Zelda series

CHU may refer to:

  • Chung Hua University, a university in Hsinchu, Republic of China (Taiwan)
  • Houston County Airport (Minnesota), in Houston County, Minnesota, United States
  • CHU (callsign), the callsign of a shortwave radio station in Ottawa, Canada
  • ChristenUnie, a Dutch political party
  • Christelijk-Historische Unie (Christian-Historical Union), an influential Protestant political party in the Netherlands
  • Churchill College, Cambridge, used in University of Cambridge internal publications
  • China Unicom, NYSE stock symbol CHU, Chinese telecommunication company
  • Containerized housing unit, a shipping container converted to living space



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  • Chu X-PO — Role Fighter National origin Republic of China Manufacturer AFAMF Air Force Aircraft Manufacturing Factory Designer Maj. Gen. Chu Chia Gen First flight 1943 Number built …   Wikipedia

  • Chu-ko-nu — La chu ko nu (諸葛弩 Zhuge Nu en chinois) ou arbalète à répétition est une petite arbalète chinoise à levier. Elle est apparue vers environ 1500, mais son nom provient d une version de l arme améliorée par Zhuge Liang (181 234), célèbre Chef… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Chũ —   Township   …   Wikipedia

  • Chu ko nu — La chu ko nu (諸葛弩 Zhuge Nu en chinois) ou arbalète à répétition est une petite arbalète chinoise à levier. Son nom provient d une version de l arme améliorée par Zhuge Liang (181 234), célèbre Chef Militaire et Premier Ministre du Royaume de Shu… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Chu — (楚) fue un reinado situado en lo que hoy es China central y meridional durante el período de Primaveras y Otoños (722 481 a. C.) y el período de Reinos Combatientes (481 212 a. C.). Fue originalmente conocido como Jing (荆) y… …   Wikipedia Español

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