See also: and
U+59D0, 姐
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-59D0

[U+59CF]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+59D1]

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
 

Han characterEdit

(Kangxi radical 38, +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 女月一 (VBM), four-corner 47410, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 258, character 27
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6172
  • Dae Jaweon: page 524, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 2, page 1036, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+59D0

ChineseEdit

trad.
simp. #
alternative forms ancient

Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character
Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
   

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ʔsjaːʔ): semantic (woman) + phonetic (OC *sʰjaːʔ, *ʔsa).

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit


Note:
  • chiá - literary;
  • ché - vernacular.
  • Wu

  • Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Initial () (13)
    Final () (100)
    Tone (調) Rising (X)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () III
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /t͡siaX/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /t͡siaX/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /t͡siaX/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /t͡siaX/
    Li
    Rong
    /t͡siaX/
    Wang
    Li
    /t͡sĭaX/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /t͡si̯aX/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    jiě
    Expected
    Cantonese
    Reflex
    ze2
    Zhengzhang system (2003)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    No. 10376
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    0
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*ʔsjaːʔ/

    DefinitionsEdit

    1. elder sister
      姐姐  ―  jiějiě  ―  elder sister
        ―  jiěmèi  ―  sisters
    2. woman; lady; madame
        ―  xiǎojiě  ―  young lady, Miss
    3. (dialectal) mother
    SynonymsEdit

    CompoundsEdit

    DescendantsEdit

    • Thai: เจ๊ (jée, older sister) / เจ้ (jêe, older sister) (said by Chinese race; now more general)

    Etymology 2Edit

    PronunciationEdit


    DefinitionsEdit

    1. (archaic) Alternative form of (, “pampered; spoiled”).

    Etymology 3Edit

    For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“only; just; simply; merely; etc.”).
    (This character, , is a variant form of .)

    JapaneseEdit

    KanjiEdit

    (uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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    ReadingsEdit

    NounEdit

    (あね) (ane

    1. Alternative form of

    KoreanEdit

    HanjaEdit

    (jeo) (hangeul )

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    VietnameseEdit

    Han characterEdit

    : Hán Nôm readings: thư, tỉ, tả

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