Last modified on 21 December 2014, at 10:49

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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

 +  +  – the top 東 + 東 have merged, and resembles the unrelated with an extra 一 stroke.

Han characterEdit

(radical 73 +7, 11 strokes, cangjie input 廿田日 (TWA), four-corner 55606)

  1. plaintiff and defendant
  2. division department of the central government in ancient times
  3. official
  4. group, team

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 502, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14297
  • Dae Jaweon: page 876, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1511, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+66F9

ChineseEdit

 
a company; a class; a generation; (a surname)
simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 從 (15)
Final: 豪
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 昨勞切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/d͡zɑu/ /d͡zʱɑu/ /d͡zɑu/ /d͡zɑu/ /d͡zaw/ /d͡zɑu/ /d͡zɑu/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
cáo ‹ dzaw › /*N-tsˤu/ come together; pair

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
1154 1 /*zluː/ 金文下非曰字,上從二東,象列置衆種子之器,乃槽初文

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. cadet
  2. friend

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(jo) (hangeul , revised jo, McCune-Reischauer cho, Yale co)

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CompoundsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(tào)

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