Last modified on 17 December 2014, at 03:50

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 5 +7, 8 strokes, cangjie input 月木山 (BDU), four-corner 22410, composition)

  1. breast, nipples
  2. milk
  3. suckle

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 84, character 17
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 190
  • Dae Jaweon: page 171, character 22
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 55, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+4E73

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (乳), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 日 (38)
Final: 虞
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 而主切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ȵɨoX/ /ȵʑi̯uX/ /ȵioX/ /ȵioX/ /ȵuə̆X/ /ȵʑĭuX/ /ȵʑioX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ nyuX › /*noʔ/ milk; nipple

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
10868 0 /*njoʔ/

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana ちち, romaji chichi)

  1. milk
  2. breast

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(yu) (hangeul , revised yu, McCune-Reischauer yu)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(, nhú, nhỗ, nhũ)

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