Last modified on 4 April 2014, at 20:16
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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Pictogram (象形) – a broom with bristles on top and tied handle on the bottom.

In modern form, top now resembles (hand), (brush), , and overall graphically decomposes roughly as  +  + .

Han characterEdit

(radical 50 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 尸一月中月 (SMBLB), four-corner 17227, composition)

  1. broom, broomstick

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 330, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 8854
  • Dae Jaweon: page 635, character 25
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 735, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+5E1A

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping zaau2, zau2, Yale jaau2, jau2)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(chu) (hangeul , revised chu, McCune-Reischauer ch'u)

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin zhǒu (zhou3), Wade-Giles chou3)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(chổi, trửu)

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