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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Small seal script
夨-oracle.svg 夨-bronze.svg 夨-seal.svg

Pictogram (象形) - a man tilting his head backwards

Han characterEdit

(radical 37 +0, 3 strokes, cangjie input 女大 (VK))

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 248, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 5832
  • Dae Jaweon: page 500, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 524, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+5928

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: (37)
Final:
Division: IV

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/let̚/ /liet̚/ /let̚/ /let̚/ /lɛt̚/ /liet̚/ /lɛt̚/
Character (), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: (18)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ʃɨk̚/ /ʈ͡ʂi̯ək̚/ /t͡ʃiək̚/ /ʈ͡ʂɨk̚/ /ʈ͡ʂik̚/ /t͡ʃĭək̚/ /t͡ʃiek̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ tsrik › /*[ts]rək/ incline the head

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
16609 0 /*ʔsrɯɡ/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. (archaic) side
  2. to incline, slant, lean

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KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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