Last modified on 10 July 2014, at 02:35
See also: and

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

Pictogram (象形) – footprint (pointing down), variant of . Compare , which has similar form in oracle script, but has leg pointing up, and 𡕒 (as in right side of , roughly ), which also has leg pointing down, but toe pointing left, hence different evolutions.

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

Han characterEdit

(radical 34 +0, 3 strokes, cangjie input 竹水 (HE), X竹水 (XHE))

  1. go or walk slowly
  2. KangXi radical 34

Related charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 244, character 17
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 5691
  • Dae Jaweon: page 484, character 22
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 867, character 15
  • Unihan data for U+5902

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 知 (9)
Final: 脂
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 豬几切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʈiɪX/ /ȶiX/ /ȶiX/ /ʈiX/ /ʈiX/ /ȶiX/ /ȶjɪX/

Usage notesEdit

(archaic) of

This character is easily confused with 夊 sui1, however this character means to catch up with someone from behind. (See Gao Shu-fan, 形音義綜合大字典.)

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(truy)

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