U+4E2E, 丮
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-4E2E

[U+4E2D]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+4E2F]
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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 2 +3, 4 strokes, cangjie input 弓手 (NQ), four-corner 17510, composition)

  1. to catch

Derived charactersEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • (simplification in some characters, such as 孰)

ReferencesEdit


ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script
       





References:

Mostly from Richard Sears' Chinese Etymology site (authorisation),
which in turn draws data from various collections of ancient forms of Chinese characters, including:

  • Shuowen Jiezi (small seal),
  • Jinwen Bian (bronze inscriptions),
  • Liushutong (large seal) and
  • Xu Jiaguwen Bian (oracle bone script).
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*kraɡ
*kraɡ, *kraɡ

PronunciationEdit


Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (28)
Final () (115)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kˠiæk̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/kᵚiak̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/kiak̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kiajk̚/
Li
Rong
/kiɐk̚/
Wang
Li
/kĭɐk̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kiɐk̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
ji
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ kjæk ›
Old
Chinese
/*[k]rak/
English grasp

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
Reading # 1/1
No. 5779
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kraɡ/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. to hold

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. to catch, to get

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(geuk) (hangeul , revised geuk, McCune-Reischauer kŭk)

  1. catch