Last modified on 1 December 2014, at 04:40

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 75 +2, 6 strokes, cangjie input 竹十木 (HJD), four-corner 25900, composition丿)

  1. cinnabar, vermilion
  2. used as a surname

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 509, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14424
  • Dae Jaweon: page 893, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1154, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+6731

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

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

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 章俱切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ɕɨo/ /t͡ɕi̯u/ /t͡ɕio/ /t͡ɕio/ /cuə̆/ /t͡ɕĭu/ /t͡ɕio/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
zhū ‹ tsyu › /*to/ dwarf
zhū ‹ tsyu › /*to/ red

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
17569 0 /*tjo/ 甲金文木中加劃表樹榦(本戴侗說),株初文

CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. vermilion
  2. cinnabar
  3. scarlet
  4. red
  5. bloody

ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana あけ, romaji ake)

  1. crimson

(hiragana あか, romaji aka)

  1. Alternative form of

(hiragana しゅ, romaji shu)

  1. vermilion

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(ju) (hangeul , revised ju, McCune-Reischauer chu, Yale cwu)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(chu, cho, chẩu, chõ, chau, châu, choa)

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