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U+5154, 兔
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5154

[U+5153]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5155]
兔 U+2F80F, 兔
CJK COMPATIBILITY IDEOGRAPH-2F80F
免
[U+2F80E]
CJK Compatibility Ideographs Supplement 兤
[U+2F810]

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
 

Alternative formsEdit

A variant form with rather than on top exists. A compatibility ideograph (U+2F80F) exists for the character with on top.

Han characterEdit

(radical 10, +6, 8 strokes, cangjie input 弓山戈 (NUI), four-corner 17413, composition(GHTJV) or ⿷免(K))

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 125, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 1368
  • Dae Jaweon: page 265, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 1, page 273, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+5154

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.
alternative forms

Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character
Shang Western Zhou Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
       




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 (Liushutong characters) and
  • Yinxu Jiaguwen Bian (oracle bone script).

Pictogram (象形) – a rabbit.

Etymology 1Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “STEDT: *tow-la, borrowing from Chinese into other ST languages”)

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (6)
Final () (23)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/tʰuoH/
Pan
Wuyun
/tʰuoH/
Shao
Rongfen
/tʰoH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/tʰɔH/
Li
Rong
/tʰoH/
Wang
Li
/tʰuH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/tʰuoH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ thuH ›
Old
Chinese
/*l̥ˁa-s/
English rabbit, hare

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. 12509
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*tʰaːs/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. leporid; rabbit or hare
  2. moon
  3. Short for 伏兔 (“a component of a chariot”).
  4. A surname​.
SynonymsEdit

CompoundsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit


DefinitionsEdit

  1. Mercury (planet)

Etymology 3Edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“Used in 於菟”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

ReadingsEdit

  • Go-on: (tsu)
  • Kan-on: (to)
  • Kun: うさぎ (usagi, )

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(eum (to))

  1. 토끼 (tokki) rabbit, hare
  2. (dal) moon

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

: Hán Nôm readings: thố, thỏ

  1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.