TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Pictogram (象形) – hands braiding thread .

In modern form, top component looks like without the diagonal stroke – compare , .

Han characterEdit

(radical 120 +4, 10 strokes, cangjie input 手一女戈火 (QMVIF), four-corner 50903, composition)

  1. white (silk)
  2. plain
  3. vegetarian
  4. formerly
  5. normally
  6. element

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 918, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 27300
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1348, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3368, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+7D20

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping sou3, Yale sou3)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

Derived termsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(so) (hangeul , revised so, McCune-Reischauer so, Yale so)


MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin (su4), Wade-Giles su4)

CompoundsEdit


Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*sò)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(tố, )

Last modified on 15 April 2014, at 07:40