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U+58F0, 声
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-58F0

[U+58EF]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+58F1]

Translingual

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Stroke order
 
Japanese
Simplified
Traditional

Han character

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(Kangxi radical 33, +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 土日竹 (GAH), four-corner 40207, composition 𠃜)

Derived characters

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References

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  • Kangxi Dictionary: page 243, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 5645
  • Dae Jaweon: page 483, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 1, page 429, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+58F0

Chinese

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Etymology 1

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Simplified from (elimination of and ).

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“sound; noise; voice; music; etc.”).
(This character is the simplified and variant form of ).
Notes:

Etymology 2

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For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“stone chimes; sounding stone; qing; inverted bell”).
(This character is a variant form of ).

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Japanese

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Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

Kanji

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(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

Readings

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Compounds

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Etymology 1

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Kanji in this term
こえ
Grade: 2
kun’yomi
Alternative spelling
(kyūjitai)
 
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⟨ko2we⟩ → */kəwe//kowe//koe/

From Old Japanese, from Proto-Japonic *kəwai.

Further derivation unknown.

Pronunciation

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Noun

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(こえ) (koeこゑ (kowe)?

  1. a voice
    • 905914, Kokin Wakashū (book 1, poem 16)[3]
      ()()ちかく(いへ)()しせればうぐひすのなくなるこゑ(あさ)(あさ)なきく
      nobe chikaku iei shisereba uguisu no naku naru koe ni wa asa na asa na kiku
      Because I make my home near the fields and meadows, each and every morning, I hear the song of the mountain thrush trilling spring.[4]
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Idioms
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Etymology 2

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Kanji in this term
しょう
Grade: 2
goon
Alternative spelling
(kyūjitai)

/sjau//ɕau//ɕɔː//ɕoː/

From Middle Chinese (MC syeng).

The 呉音 (goon, literally Wu sound) reading, likely an earlier borrowing.

Noun

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(しょう) (shōしやう (syau)?

  1. a voice, speech
  2. a tone
  3. a variation of stress in pronunciation
  4. Short for 声点 (shōten): a tone mark (in Middle Chinese)
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Affix

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(しょう) (shōしやう (syau)?

  1. voice, sound
  2. expression, speech
  3. tone (in Chinese linguistics)
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References

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  1. ^ Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 [Daijirin] (in Japanese), Third edition, Tokyo: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute, editor (1998), NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 [NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary] (in Japanese), Tokyo: NHK Publishing, Inc., →ISBN
  3. ^ Kojima, Noriyuki with Arai Eizō (1989) [905] Shin Nihon Koten Bungaku Taikei 5: Kokin Wakashū (in Japanese), Iwanami Shoten, →ISBN
  4. ^ Laurel Rasplica Rodd, Mary Catherine Henkenius (1996) Kokinshū - A Collection of Poems Ancient and Modern, page 29

Okinawan

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Kanji

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(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings

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Etymology

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Kanji in this term
Grade: 2
kun’yomi
Alternative spelling
(kyūjitai)

Cognate with modern Japanese (koe).

Pronunciation

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Noun

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(くぃー) (kwī

  1. a voice
  2. a news, word, or something said (of someone)
    (くぃー)()ちゅん
    kwī chichun
    to hear (about somebody), to hear word (of someone), to catch wind (of someone)

Derived terms

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References

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  • くぃー【声】” in JLect - Japonic Languages and Dialects Database Dictionary, 2019.