Last modified on 27 September 2014, at 00:14
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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Simplified from

Han characterEdit

寿 (radical 41 +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 手大木戈 (QKDI))

  1. old age, long life
  2. lifespan

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 294, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 7419
  • Dae Jaweon: page 581, character 13
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 504, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+5BFF

ChineseEdit

simpl. 寿
trad.

PronunciationEdit

Middle Chinese pronunciation (寿, reconstructed)
Character (壽), Pronunciation (1/2)

Initial: 常 (25)
Final: 尤
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 殖酉切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/d͡ʑɨuX/ /ʑi̯ə̯uX/ /ʑiuX/ /d͡ʑiuX/ /d͡ʑuwX/ /ʑĭəuX/ /d͡ʑiəuX/
Character (壽), Pronunciation (2/2)

Initial: 常 (25)
Final: 尤
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 承呪切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/d͡ʑɨuH/ /ʑi̯ə̯uH/ /ʑiuH/ /d͡ʑiuH/ /d͡ʑuwH/ /ʑĭəuH/ /d͡ʑiəuH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (寿, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
寿 shòu ‹ dzyuwH › /*duʔ-s {*[d]uʔ-s}/ longevity
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
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Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
寿 11707 1 /*djuʔ/

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

NounEdit

寿 (hiragana ことぶき, romaji kotobuki)

  1. congratulations, felicitation, celebration, greetings
  2. congratulations!, long life!

KanjiEdit

寿

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

Proper nounEdit

寿 (hiragana ひさし, romaji Hisashi)

  1. A male given name

CompoundsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

寿 (su) (hangeul , revised su, McCune-Reischauer su, Yale swu)

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