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U+5997, 妗
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5997

[U+5996]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5998]

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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 38, +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 女人戈弓 (VOIN), four-corner 48427, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 256, character 21
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6087
  • Dae Jaweon: page 521, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1032, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+5997

ChineseEdit

Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character
Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han)
Small seal script
 
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*kʰl'uːm
*l̥ʰuːmʔ
*l̥ʰuːms, *luːms
*qʰɯːm, *qlamʔ, *qlɯːms
*qʰɯːm
*qʰɯːm
*qʰɯːm, *ɡɯːms
*ɡɯːm
*ɡɯːm, *ɡɯːmʔ
*ɡɯːm, *ɡɯːmʔ
*ɡɯːm
*ɡɯːm
*ɡɯːm
*ɡɯːmʔ, *ɡɯːms
*ɡɯːms
*ɡɯːms
*qɯːm, *qaːb
*qɯːm, *qrɯːms
*krɯːm
*qʰrɯːm, *kʰjam, *qʰlɯːm, *ɡrɯms
*qʰrɯːmʔ, *qʰram, *kʰlam, *kʰlamʔ, *qʰlɯːm
*ɡram, *ɡrɯm
*ɡram
*ɡram
*ɡram, *ɡrɯm
*nɯːms
*sɡɯm, *sɡrɯm
*sɢrɯm
*sɡrɯm
*sɡrɯm, *ɡrɯms
*sɡrɯm
*ɡjɯms
*krɯm
*krɯm
*krɯm
*kʰrɯm
*kʰrɯmʔ
*kʰrɯms
*ɡrɯm
*ɡrɯm
*ɡrɯm
*ɡrɯm
*ɡrɯm
*ɡrɯm
*ɡrɯm
*ɡrɯm
*ɡrɯms
*ŋɡrɯm, *ŋɡrɯms
*ŋɡrɯm
*qʰrɯm, *qʰrɯmʔ
*qrɯm
*qrɯmʔ, *qrɯms
*qrɯms
*qrɯms
*ɡrɯn, *ɡɯn, *kɯŋ

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *qʰrɯːm, *kʰjam, *qʰlɯːm, *ɡrɯms): semantic  (woman) + phonetic  (OC *krɯm).

Etymology 1Edit

trad.
simp. #

Fusion of 舅母 (MC ɡɨuX məuX) (Schuessler, 2007).

PronunciationEdit



Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 4/4
No. 6617
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
𦧈
Old
Chinese
/*ɡrɯms/
Notes

DefinitionsEdit

  1. (regional) wife of mother's brother
SynonymsEdit
Dialectal synonyms of 舅母 (“maternal aunt (wife of mother's brother)”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 舅母
Mandarin Beijing 舅媽
Taiwan 舅媽, 舅母
Harbin 舅母
Shenyang 舅媽
Jinan 舅母, 妗子
Muping 舅母
Luoyang 妗子, 妗兒妗兒
Wanrong 妗子
Xi'an 妗子
Zhengzhou
Xining 舅母
Xuzhou 妗子
Yinchuan 舅媽
Lanzhou 舅母
Ürümqi 舅母
Wuhan 舅媽 >, 舅娘 <
Chengdu 舅母兒, 舅媽
Guiyang 舅媽
Guilin 舅娘
Liuzhou 舅媽 >, 舅娘 <
Kunming 舅媽 >, 舅母 <
Yangzhou 舅母
Nanjing 舅母
Hefei 舅嫫
Cantonese Guangzhou 妗母, 舅母
Hong Kong 妗母, 舅母
Hong Kong (San Tin Weitou) 大妗, 阿妗, 妗仔
Foshan 妗母, 舅母
Shunde 妗母
Zhongshan (Shiqi) 舅母
Doumen (Shangheng Tanka) 阿妗
Taishan 阿妗
Kaiping (Chikan) 阿妗
Dongguan 阿母, 妗母
Shaoguan 舅母
Yunfu 舅母
Yangjiang 舅娘
Xinyi 舅母, 舅奶
Lianjiang 妗乸
Nanning 妗母
Wuzhou 妗母
Yulin 妗婆
Hepu 妗婆
Kuala Lumpur 舅母
Gan Nanchang 舅母
Lichuan 妗兒
Pingxiang 舅娘
Hakka Meixian 舅姆
Luchuan 舅媽姆, 舅媽, 舅婆
Changting 舅姆
Wuping 舅姆
Ninghua 舅母
Yudu 舅母
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 舅姆
Liudui (S. Sixian) 舅姆
Hsinchu (Hailu) 舅姆
Dongshi (Dabu) 舅姆
Hsinchu (Raoping) 舅姆
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 舅姆
Hong Kong 舅母, 大舅娘 >, 舅娘仔 <
Sabah 舅娘, 阿妗
Senai 舅娘
Singkawang 舅姆
Huizhou Jixi 舅姆
Shexian 舅姆
Tunxi 舅姆
Jin Taiyuan 妗妗, 舅母, 舅媽
Min Bei Jian'ou 妗奶
Min Dong Fuzhou 娘妗 <>, 依妗 ><
Fuqing 母妗 <>, ><, 阿妗 ><
Matsu 依妗
Min Nan Xiamen 母妗, 阿妗 ><
Quanzhou 阿妗
Zhangzhou 母妗, 阿妗 ><
Taipei 阿妗
Kaohsiung 阿妗
Tainan 阿妗
Taichung 阿妗
Wuqi 阿妗
Hsinchu 阿妗
Taitung 阿妗, 母妗
Lukang 阿妗
Sanxia 阿妗
Yilan 阿妗
Kinmen 阿妗
Magong 阿妗
Penang
Singapore 阿妗
Philippines (Manila) 阿妗
Chaozhou 阿妗
Shantou 阿妗,
Haifeng
Johor Bahru 阿妗
Haikou 妗姩
Leizhou , 尼哯 <>, ><, 尼妗 <,<>
Puxian Min Putian 阿妗
Xianyou 阿妗
Pinghua Nanning 妗娘, 舅娘
Guilin 舅娘
Wu Shanghai 舅媽
Suzhou 舅姆
Hangzhou 舅姆
Wenzhou 妗娘兒
Chongming 舅媽, 妗媽
Danyang 舅嫚
Jinhua 舅母
Ningbo 舅姆
Xiang Changsha 舅媽, 舅娘, 舅娘子
Shuangfeng 舅母基
Loudi 舅母
Quanzhou 舅娘
Note > - wife of mother's elder brother; < - wife of mother's younger brother; >< - face-to-face; <> - non-face-to-face

CompoundsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

trad.
simp. #

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 2/3 1/3
Initial () (32) (24)
Final () (157) (153)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () IV III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/hem/ /t͡ɕʰiᴇm/
Pan
Wuyun
/hem/ /t͡ɕʰiɛm/
Shao
Rongfen
/xɛm/ /t͡ɕʰjæm/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/hɛm/ /cʰiam/
Li
Rong
/xem/ /t͡ɕʰiɛm/
Wang
Li
/xiem/ /t͡ɕʰĭɛm/
Bernard
Karlgren
/xiem/ /t͡ɕʰi̯ɛm/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
xiān chān
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 3/4 2/4
No. 6590 6579
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*qʰlɯːm/ /*kʰjam/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. Used in 𡝫妗.
  2. beautiful

Etymology 3Edit

trad.
simp. #

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 3/3
Initial () (32)
Final () (151)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/hˠɛm/
Pan
Wuyun
/hᵚæm/
Shao
Rongfen
/xɐm/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/həɨm/
Li
Rong
/xɐm/
Wang
Li
/xɐm/
Bernard
Karlgren
/xăm/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
xiān
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/4
No. 6576
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*qʰrɯːm/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. joyous
  2. (of a woman) frivolous

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(geum) (hangeul )

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(cấm)

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ReferencesEdit