See also:

TranslingualEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (hair) + phonetic . Note that 須 also has meaning of “whiskers”, hence reinforces sense of “hair, whiskers”.

Han characterEdit

(radical 190 +12, 22 strokes, cangjie input 尸竹竹竹金 (SHHHC), four-corner 72286)

  1. beard, whiskers
  2. whisker-like

SynonymsEdit

  • (whiskers):

Related charactersEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1456, character 38
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 45580
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1988, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4535, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+9B1A

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Jyutping sou1, Yale sou1)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana ひげ, romaji hige)

  1. mustache; beards; whiskers

SynonymsEdit

  • (ひげ, hige)

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(su) (hangeul , revised su, McCune-Reischauer su, Yale swu)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin (xu1), Wade-Giles hsü1)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(tu, tua)

Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 00:00