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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲):  + 

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


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

Initial: (16)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/sɨu/ /si̯ə̯u/ /siu/ /siu/ /suw/ /sĭəu/ /siəu/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
xiū ‹ sjuw › /*s-liw/ 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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
15475 2 /*slɯw/

DefinitionsEdit

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

CompoundsEdit


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KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(tu)

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