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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

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 心 (16)
Final: 脂
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 息夷切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/siɪ/ /si/ /si/ /si/ /si/ /si/ /sjɪ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
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Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
11950 1 /*sil/

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(khư)

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