Last modified on 26 July 2014, at 13:26

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 40 +3, 6 strokes, cangjie input 十一木 (JMD), four-corner 30401, composition)

  1. house
  2. building, structure
  3. eaves
  4. universe

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 282, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 7067
  • Dae Jaweon: page 551, character 22
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 911, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+5B87

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

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

Initial: 云 (35)
Final: 虞
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 王矩切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦɨoX/ /i̯uX/ /ɣioX/ /ɦioX/ /ɦuə̆X/ /ɣĭuX/ /ɣioX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ hjuX › /*ɢʷaʔ {*[ɢ]ʷ(r)aʔ}/ eaves
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
15719 0 /*ɢʷaʔ/

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit

Proper nounEdit

(hiragana さかい, romaji Sakai)

  1. A female given name

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(, , , thủy)

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