Last modified on 27 July 2014, at 23:35
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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 29 +7, 9 strokes, cangjie input 十火水 (JFE), composition)

  1. old man

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 166, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3167
  • Dae Jaweon: page 378, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 398, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+53DC

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

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

Initial: 心 (16)
Final: 侯
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 蘇后切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/səuX/ /sə̯uX/ /suX/ /səuX/ /səwX/ /səuX/ /səuX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
sǒu ‹ suwX › /*s-ruʔ/ old man

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
12069 1 /*sluːʔ/