Last modified on 2 October 2014, at 12:25

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
雪-bw.png

Han characterEdit

(radical 173 +3, 11 strokes, cangjie input 一月尸一 (MBSM), four-corner 10177/10174, composition)

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1371, character 29
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 42216
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1878, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4058, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+96EA

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

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

Openness: Closed
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie: 相絕切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/siuᴇt̚/ /si̯wɛt̚/ /siuɛt̚/ /sʷiɛt̚/ /swiat̚/ /sĭuɛt̚/ /sjuæt̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
xuě ‹ sjwet › /*[s]ot/ snow

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
5477 2 /*sqʰʷed/

NounEdit

  1. snow

VerbEdit

  1. to wipe away, to clean

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Kanji in this term
ゆき
Grade: 2
kun'yomi

/yuki1/ *[juki] → /yuki/ [juki]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana ゆき, romaji yuki)

  1. snow
    • 931-938: Wamyō Ruijushō (book 1 page 27-28)
      雪 [...] 和名由岐、日本紀私記云、泡雪阿和由岐、其弱如水沫故云沫雪也
  2. (metaphoric) white hair
  3. cod (fish) (from an abbreviation of the standard kanji for cod, )

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(seol) (hangeul , McCune-Reischauer sŏl, Yale sel)

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CompoundsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(tuyết)

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