Last modified on 18 January 2015, at 07:53

See also: , , , and

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  + 

Han characterEdit

(radical 120 +6, 12 strokes, cangjie input 女火女戈火 (VFVIF), four-corner 22993, composition)

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 924, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 27448
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1359, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3401, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+7D72

See alsoEdit

  • Chinese Numeral

ChineseEdit

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trad.
simp.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 心 (16)
Final: 之
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 息兹切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/sɨ/ /si/ /siə/ /sɨ/ /sɨ/ /sĭə/ /sie/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ si › /*[s]əә/ silk

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
12003 0 /*slɯ/

NounEdit

  1. silk
  2. fine thread
  3. trace
  4. the number 10-4

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

  1. (명주): silk
  2. (): thread

See alsoEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(ti), , tưa, ty

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