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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *slɯw):  + 

Han characterEdit

(radical 9 +7 in Chinese, 人+8 in Japanese, in Chinese 9 strokes, in Japanese 10 strokes, cangjie input 人中人竹 (OLOH), four-corner 28222, composition ⿰⿰ (G) or ⿰⿰ (TJKV))

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 106, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 721
  • Dae Jaweon: page 225, character 13
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 159, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+4FEE

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (16)
Final () (136)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/sɨu/
Pan
Wuyun
/siu/
Shao
Rongfen
/siəu/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/suw/
Li
Rong
/siu/
Wang
Li
/sĭəu/
Bernard
Karlgren
/si̯ə̯u/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
xiū
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
xiū
Middle
Chinese
‹ sjuw ›
Old
Chinese
/*s-liw/
English adorn

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. 15475
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*slɯw/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. to decorate, to embellish
  2. to repair, to mend
  3. to study, to cultivate

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(tu, khương)

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