Character
Unicode name CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-53B6
Code point U+53B6
Entity number 厶
Unicode block CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+53B5] [U+53B7]
See also: , , , , , and

Contents

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
厶-order.gif

EtymologyEdit

Historical forms of the character
Bronze inscriptions Bamboo and silk script Large seal script Small seal script
厶-bronze.svg 厶-silk.svg 厶-bigseal.svg 厶-seal.svg

Multiple origins. One form is a descendant of ; another is a pictograph of a bent arm, which later evolved into ; another is a pictograph of a cocoon, which eventually became . Also occurs as a corruption of , as in , from

Han characterEdit

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

  1. private, secret
  2. KangXi radical 28

DescendantsEdit

Derived charactersEdit

Usage notesEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

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

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

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
/siɪ/ /si/ /si/ /si/ /si/ /si/ /sjɪ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
11950 1 /*sil/

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(sa) (hangeul , revised sa, McCune-Reischauer sa)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(khư)

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ReferencesEdit

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