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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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Alternative formsEdit

  • (when used as a head Chinese radical)
  • (non-classical form)

EtymologyEdit

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艸
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Han characterEdit

(radical 140 +0, 6 strokes, cangjie input 山山 (UU), X山山 (XUU), four-corner 22447, composition屮)

  1. grass
  2. KangXi radical 140

Usage notesEdit

In the Kangxi Dictionary there are 1,902 characters (out of 40,000) that use this radical, making it the most commonly used radical.

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1017, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 30638
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1475, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3172, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+8278

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 清 (14)
Final: 豪
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 采老切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡sʰɑuX/ /t͡sʰɑuX/ /t͡sʰɑuX/ /t͡sʰɑuX/ /t͡sʰawX/ /t͡sʰɑuX/ /t͡sʰɑuX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
1165 1 /*sʰuːʔ/ 篆文草

Usage notesEdit

The character is now used for this sense.

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(cho) (hangeul , revised cho, McCune-Reischauer ch'o, Yale cho)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(thảo, cỏ)

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