See also: and 𠕁
U+518A, 冊
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-518A

[U+5189]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+518B]

Translingual

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Han character

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(Kangxi radical 13, +3, 5 strokes, cangjie input 月廿 (BT) or 難月廿 (XBT), four-corner 77440, composition or 𦉫)

  1. Shuowen Jiezi radical №44

Derived characters

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References

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  • Kangxi Dictionary: page 129, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 1515
  • Dae Jaweon: page 289, character 20
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 1, page 99, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+518A

Chinese

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trad. /
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alternative forms 𠕁
𠕋
 
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Glyph origin

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Historical forms of the character
Shang Western Zhou Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han)
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions 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 (Liushutong characters) and
  • Yinxu Jiaguwen Bian (oracle bone script).

Pictogram (象形) – bamboo slips strung together.

 
冊: bamboo slips strung together

Pronunciation

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Note:
  • cháik - literary;
  • cháh - vernacular.
Note:
  • chheh/chheeh - vernacular (“book; to organize and stack neatly”);
  • chhek/chhiak - literary.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (19)
Final () (119)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () II
Fanqie
Baxter tsrheak
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡ʃʰˠɛk̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʈ͡ʂʰᵚæk̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ʃʰɐk̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʈ͡ʂʰəɨjk̚/
Li
Rong
/t͡ʃʰɛk̚/
Wang
Li
/t͡ʃʰæk̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʈ͡ʂʰæk̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
che
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
cak1
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ tsrhɛk ›
Old
Chinese
/*[tsʰ](ˁ)rek/
English tablet, records

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. 1167
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*sʰreːɡ/

Definitions

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  1. (literary or Southern Min) book
  2. volume
  3. imperial edict
  4. to grant in an imperial edict
      ―    ―  to hold a coronation ceremony
  5. Classifier for books.
  6. (Quanzhou and Xiamen Hokkien) to organize and stack neatly

Synonyms

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See also

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Compounds

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Further reading

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Japanese

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Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

Kanji

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(Sixth grade kyōiku kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

Readings

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Counter

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(さつ) (-satsu

  1. books

References

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  1. ”, in 漢字ぺディア [Kanjipedia]‎[2] (in Japanese), The Japan Kanji Aptitude Testing Foundation, 2015–2024

Korean

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Etymology

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From Middle Chinese (MC tsrheak).

Historical Readings
Dongguk Jeongun Reading
Dongguk Jeongun, 1448 ᄎᆡᆨ〮 (Yale: chóyk)
Middle Korean
Text Eumhun
Gloss (hun) Reading
Hunmong Jahoe, 1527[3] ᄎᆡᆨ〮 (Yale: chóyk) ᄎᆡᆨ〮 (Yale: chóyk)

Pronunciation

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Hanja

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Korean Wikisource has texts containing the hanja:

Wikisource

(eumhun (chaek chaek))

  1. Hanja form? of (book).

Compounds

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References

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  • 국제퇴계학회 대구경북지부 (國際退溪學會 大邱慶北支部) (2007). Digital Hanja Dictionary, 전자사전/電子字典. [4]

Vietnamese

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Han character

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: Hán Nôm readings: sách

  1. chữ Hán form of sách (book).