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U+547C, 呼
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-547C

[U+547B]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+547D]
U+323A, ㈺
PARENTHESIZED IDEOGRAPH CALL

[U+3239]
Enclosed CJK Letters and Months
[U+323B]

Translingual

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Stroke order
 

Han character

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(Kangxi radical 30, +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 口竹火木 (RHFD), four-corner 62049, composition )

References

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  • Kangxi Dictionary: page 183, character 14
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3471
  • Dae Jaweon: page 402, character 14
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 1, page 605, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+547C

Chinese

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simp. and trad.

Glyph origin

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Phono-semantic compound (形聲形声, OC *qʰaː) : semantic (mouth) + phonetic (OC *ɢaː) – to exhale, call, or shout from the mouth.

Pronunciation 1

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Note:
  • hù - literary;
  • kŭ - vernacular.
Note:
  • ho͘ - literary;
  • kho͘ - vernacular.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (32)
Final () (23)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Baxter xu
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/huo/
Pan
Wuyun
/huo/
Shao
Rongfen
/xo/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/hɔ/
Li
Rong
/xo/
Wang
Li
/xu/
Bernard
Karlgren
/xuo/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
fu1
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ xu › ‹ xuH ›
Old
Chinese
/*qʰˁa/ /*qʰˁa-s/
English call out, shout call out, shout

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. 5181
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*qʰaː/

Definitions

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  1. to breathe out; to exhale; to sigh
  2. to shout; to yell
  3. to call (someone); to address
  4. (onomatopoeia, of wind) howling
  5. (Chinese phonetics) medial; in Middle Chinese: being open-mouthed (開口开口) or closed-mouthed (合口), also called 開合开合); or, for modern Chinese: one of four medials (四呼)
Antonyms
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  • (antonym(s) of to breathe out): ()

Compounds

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Pronunciation 2

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Definitions

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  1. Alternative form of 𰵦 (xiào, to shout)

Pronunciation 3

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Definitions

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  1. Alternative form of (sigh (expression of fatigue))

Pronunciation 4

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Definitions

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  1. Expression of anger.

Pronunciation 5

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Definitions

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  1. Alternative form of (xià, crack; rift)

Japanese

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Kanji

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(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. call
  2. call out to
  3. invite

Readings

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Etymology

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Kanji in this term

Grade: 6
kan’on

From Middle Chinese (MC xu).

Pronunciation

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Affix

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() (ko

  1. to breathe out, to exhale, to sigh
  2. to shout, to yell
  3. to call (someone), to address

Compounds

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Korean

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Etymology

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From Middle Chinese (MC xu). Recorded as Middle Korean (hwo) (Yale: hwo) in Hunmong Jahoe (訓蒙字會 / 훈몽자회), 1527.

Pronunciation

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Hanja

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Korean Wikisource has texts containing the hanja:

Wikisource

(eumhun 부를 (bureul ho))

  1. Hanja form? of (to call; to shout).
  2. Hanja form? of (to exhale; to breathe out).

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. [1]

Vietnamese

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Han character

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: Hán Nôm readings: , , hao, hào

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