Last modified on 27 July 2014, at 15:59
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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Simplified from .

Han characterEdit

(radical 18 +3, 5 strokes, cangjie input 弓尸一 (NSM), four-corner 27177, composition)

  1. mow, cut grass
  2. hay, fodder

Derived charactersEdit

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ChineseEdit

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PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 初 (19)
Final: 虞
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 測隅切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ʃʰɨo/ /ʈ͡ʂʰi̯u/ /t͡ʃʰio/ /ʈ͡ʂʰio/ /ʈ͡ʂʰuə̆/ /t͡ʃʰĭu/ /t͡ʃʰio/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
chú ‹ tsrhju › /*[tsʰ]ro/ grass for fuel or fodder

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
1607 0 /*sʰro/