U+5054, 偔
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5054

[U+5053]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5055]

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 9, +9, 11 strokes, cangjie input 人口口尸 (ORRS), composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 110, character 22
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 854
  • Dae Jaweon: page 236, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 1, page 191, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+5054

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

Glyph originEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ŋaːɡ): semantic  (man; person) + phonetic  (OC *ŋaːɡ).

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (31)
Final () (103)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ŋɑk̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/ŋɑk̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋɑk̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ŋak̚/
Li
Rong
/ŋɑk̚/
Wang
Li
/ŋɑk̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ŋɑk̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
è
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 9456
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ŋaːɡ/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. many

Etymology 2Edit

From (“I; me”), with -k (plural marker) and tone change (Gan, 1997). Zhang (1997) suggests that this is a contraction of 我個.

Compare (“they”), from (“he; she; it”).

PronunciationEdit


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DefinitionsEdit

  1. (dialectal Cantonese) we; us
SynonymsEdit