Last modified on 23 November 2014, at 05:16

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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

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 章 (23)
Final: 尤
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 之九切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ɕɨuX/ /t͡ɕi̯ə̯uX/ /t͡ɕiuX/ /t͡ɕiuX/ /cuwX/ /t͡ɕĭəuX/ /t͡ɕiəuX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
zhǒu ‹ tsyuwX › /*[t.p]əәʔ/ broom

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
17551 1 /*pjuʔ/

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(chổi, trửu)

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