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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 30 +12, 15 strokes, cangjie input 口中X (RLX), four-corner 65027, composition)

  1. to roar, howl, scream
  2. to whistle

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 206, character 32
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 4246
  • Dae Jaweon: page 429, character 31
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 694, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+562F

ChineseEdit

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PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (16)
Final:
Division: IV

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie:
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Pan
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/seuH/ /sieuH/ /seuH/ /seuH/ /sɛwH/ /sieuH/ /seuH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
xiào ‹ sewH › /*sˤiw(k)-s/ to wail

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
12120 2 /*sɯːwɢs/

DefinitionsEdit

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CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. to whistle

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Japanese. Appears in poem 1753 of the Man'yōshū, a poetry compilation completed around 759 CE, in the compound form 嘯鳴 (usobuki; see below).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana うそ, romaji uso)

  1. (archaic, possibly obsolete) a whistle (sound), a whistling sound

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

嘯 (usofuki): the “whistling” mask used in kyōgen performances.
Kanji in this term
うそふ(き)
Hyōgaiji
kun'yomi

Compound of ‎(uso, whistle, whistling) +‎ 吹き ‎(fuki, blowing, the 連用形 ‎(ren'yōkei, continuative or stem form) of verb 吹く fuku, “to blow”).[1][2]

PronunciationEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana うそふき, romaji usofuki)

  1. the clownishwhistlingmask used in 狂言 ‎(kyōgen, a farce performed between noh plays, literally crazy talk)
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Kanji in this term
うそぶ(き)
Hyōgaiji
kun'yomi

Originally a compound of ‎(uso, whistle, whistling) +‎ 吹き ‎(fuki, blowing, the 連用形 ‎(ren'yōkei, continuative or stem form) of verb 吹く fuku, “to blow”).[1][2] The fuki changes to buki due to rendaku (連濁).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana うそぶき, romaji usobuki)

  1. whistling, making a whistling sound
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(khiếu)

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