See also: , , , , , and

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

Multiple origins. One form is a descendant of ; another is a pictograph of a bent arm, which later evolved into ; another is a pictograph of a cocoon, which eventually became . Also occurs as a corruption of , as in , from

厶
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Han characterEdit

(radical 28 +0, 2 strokes, cangjie input 女戈 (VI), X女戈 (XVI), four-corner 20730)

  1. private, secret
  2. KangXi radical 28

DescendantsEdit

Derived charactersEdit

Usage notesEdit

Similar strokes occur in various Chinese characters, where they often represent a stylized tail, as in (beast) and (demon).

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 163, character 20
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3057
  • Dae Jaweon: page 371, character 25
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 383, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+53B6

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping mau5, si1, Yale mau5, si1)


HakkaEdit

HanziEdit

(POJ sṳ, Guangdong se1 [Meixian], sii1, meu1 [Hailu], su1 [Bao'an])

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin (si1), mǒu (mou3), Wade-Giles ssu1)


Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(TLPA mó (mo2), su (su1), Guangdong mo3, sy1)

ReferencesEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(khư)

ReferencesEdit

Last modified on 13 April 2014, at 17:35