See also: , , , , , and
U+53B6, 厶

CJK Unified Ideographs
U+2F1B, ⼛

Kangxi Radicals

Translingual edit

Stroke order

Han character edit

(Kangxi radical 28, +0, 2 strokes, cangjie input 女戈 (VI) or X女戈 (XVI), four-corner 20730, composition 𠃋)

  1. Kangxi radical #28, .

Descendants edit

Derived characters edit

Usage notes edit

Similar strokes occur in various Chinese characters, where they often represent a stylized tail, as in (beast) and (demon).

References edit

  • Kangxi Dictionary: page 163, character 20
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3057
  • Dae Jaweon: page 371, character 25
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 1, page 383, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+53B6

Chinese edit

Glyph origin 1 edit

Historical forms of the character
Warring States Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Bronze inscriptions Chu slip and silk script Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts

Ideogram (指事) – revolving around oneself – original character for (“selfish; private”).

According to Han Feizi, which was referenced in Shuowen:

古者蒼頡 [MSC, trad.]
古者苍颉 [MSC, simp.]
Gǔzhě Cāngjié zhī zuò shū yě, zì huán zhě wèi zhī [Pinyin]
In olden times, when Cangjie invented the system of writing, a self-encircling element was designated as the character for “private”.

Compare (“public”).

Definitions edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“self; personal; private; selfish; etc.”).
(This character, , is the second-round simplified and ancient form of .)

Glyph origin 2 edit

Simplified from (elimination of )

Definitions edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“Hokkien: wife”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Japanese edit

Kanji edit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. I, myself
  2. to be

Readings edit

Korean edit

Hanja edit

(sasa sa, amu mo) (hangeul 사사 , 아무 )

  1. any

References edit

  • 국제퇴계학회 대구경북지부 (國際退溪學會 大邱慶北支部) (2007). Digital Hanja Dictionary, 전자사전/電子字典. [1]

Vietnamese edit

Han character edit

: Hán Nôm readings: khư

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