TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Pictogram (象形) – a woman with a headdress. Cognate to with on top. However, modern form is graphically  +  – the headdress has simplified to 立, rather than 辛.

Han characterEdit

(radical 38 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 卜廿女 (YTV), four-corner 00404, composition)

  1. concubine

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 257, character 39
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6147
  • Dae Jaweon: page 523, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1040, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+59BE

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping cip3, Yale chip3)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(cheop) (hangeul , revised cheop, McCune-Reischauer ch'ŏp)

  1. 작은마누라 (jagEun-manura) concubine

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

HanziEdit

(Pinyin qiè (qie4), Wade-Giles ch'ieh4)

NounEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin qiè)

  1. concubine

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(thiếp, thê)

Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 12:14