Last modified on 2 November 2014, at 14:15

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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 149 +5, 12 strokes, cangjie input 卜口尸竹口 (YRSHR), four-corner 07662)

  1. decree, proclaim
  2. imperial decree

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1155, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 35379
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1620, character 26
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3959, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+8A54

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Jyutping ziu3, ziu6, Yale jiu3, jiu6)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit

Usage notesEdit

This is one of only three everyday kanji with a 5 morae reading, and one of only two nouns, namely (みことのり, mikotonori). The only other kanji with a 5 morae reading are , in the verb 承る ((うけたまわ)る, uketamawa-ru), and (こころざし, kokorozashi), and no everyday kanji have a 6 or more morae reading.

The unusually long reading is due to it representing a triple compound word, analyzed as 御言宣 mi-koto-nori, yielding 1+2+2=5.

Derived termsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin zhào (zhao4), Wade-Giles chao4)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(chiếu)

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