Last modified on 14 January 2015, at 14:29

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 9 +5, 7 strokes, cangjie input 人大一 (OKM), four-corner 24211, composition)

  1. assist, aid, second
  2. subordinate

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 98, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 506
  • Dae Jaweon: page 207, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 130, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+4F50

ChineseEdit

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simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 精 (13)
Final: 歌
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 則箇切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡sɑH/ /t͡sɑH/ /t͡sɑH/ /t͡sɑH/ /t͡saH/ /t͡sɑH/ /t͡sɑH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
zuǒ ‹ tsaH › /*tsˤarʔ-s (dialect: *-r > *-j)/ aid, assist

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
18005 1 /*ʔsaːls/

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(, tớ, huy)

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