U+59BE, 妾
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-59BE

[U+59BD]
CJK Unified Ideographs 妿
[U+59BF]

Contents

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 38 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 卜廿女 (YTV), four-corner 00404, composition)

  1. concubine

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 257, character 39
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6147
  • Dae Jaweon: page 523, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1040, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+59BE

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

EtymologyEdit

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script
       
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*sreːb, *sreb
*sraːb
*sraːb
*ʔseb
*ʔseb
*ʔseb
*ʔseb, *sʰeb
*sʰeb
*sʰeb
*sʰeb

Pictogram (象形) – a woman with a headdress. Cognate to with on top. However, modern form is graphically  +  – the headdress has simplified to 立, rather than 辛.

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (14)
Final () (155)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡sʰiᴇp̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/t͡sʰiɛp̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡sʰjæp̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/t͡sʰiap̚/
Li
Rong
/t͡sʰiɛp̚/
Wang
Li
/t͡sʰĭɛp̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡sʰi̯ɛp̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
qie
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
qiè
Middle
Chinese
‹ tshjep ›
Old
Chinese
/*[tsʰ]ap/
English concubine

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. 10467
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*sʰeb/

DefinitionsEdit

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CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. concubine

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(cheop) (hangeul , revised cheop, McCune-Reischauer ch'ŏp)

  1. 작은마누라 (jagEun-manura) concubine

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

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