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

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

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
 

Han characterEdit

(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

simp. and trad.
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).

Pronunciation 1Edit


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
    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)

    Pronunciation 2Edit


    DefinitionsEdit

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

    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

    (thư, tỉ, tả)

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