Last modified on 12 September 2014, at 05:05

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

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 清 (14)
Final: 葉
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie: 七接切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡sʰiᴇp̚/ /t͡sʰi̯ɛp̚/ /t͡sʰiɛp̚/ /t͡sʰiɛp̚/ /t͡sʰiap̚/ /t͡sʰĭɛp̚/ /t͡sʰjæp̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
qiè ‹ tshjep › /*tsʰap {*[tsʰ]ap}/ concubine
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
10467 2 /*sʰeb/

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

  1. 작은마누라 (jagEun-manura) concubine

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

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