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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (hand) +  – a hand (爪, 爫) picking from a tree (木).

Han characterEdit

(radical 165 +1, 8 strokes, cangjie input 月木 (BD), four-corner 20904, composition)

  1. collect, gather
  2. pick, pluck, select

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1290, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 40116
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1790, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3898, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+91C7

ChineseEdit

simpl.
trad. /

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 清 (14)
Final: 咍
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 倉宰切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡sʰʌiX/ /t͡sʰɑ̆iX/ /t͡sʰᴀiX/ /t͡sʰəiX/ /t͡sʰəjX/ /t͡sʰɒiX/ /t͡sʰɒiX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
cǎi ‹ tshojX › /*s.r̥ ˤəәʔ/ gather, pluck
cǎi ‹ tshojX › /*s.r̥ ˤəәʔ/ colorful

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
1070 0 /*sʰɯːʔ/

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(chae) (hangeul , revised chae, McCune-Reischauer ch'ae, Yale chay)

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