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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 44 +2, 5 strokes, cangjie input 尸大弓 (SKN), four-corner 77217, composition)

  1. end of spine, sacrum
  2. buttocks

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 300, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 7634
  • Dae Jaweon: page 595, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 965, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+5C3B

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

EtymologyEdit

Note: This character is used as a substitute for Min Nan kha, which may be etymologically unrelated.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: (29)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kʰɑu/ /kʰɑu/ /kʰɑu/ /kʰɑu/ /kʰaw/ /kʰɑu/ /kʰɑu/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
kāo ‹ khaw › /*[k]ʰˤu/ rump

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
6935 1 /*kʰuː/

NounEdit

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CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. buttocks
  2. phonetic borrowing (no meaning) from Ainu シㇼ ‎(sir, place, island)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

  • 尻尾 (しっぽ, shippo)
  • 奥尻島 (おくしりとう, Okushiri-tō, Okushiri Island from Ainu Iku Sir)
  • 利尻島 (りしりとう, Rishiri-tō)

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana しり, romaji shiri)

  1. behind; the end
  2. the rear portion of the body; ass, buttock
  3. the bottom or underside of an object
Usage notesEdit

Usually this is used with the polite prefix 御- ‎(o-), as お尻.

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

wisarapi > wisaraɸi > wisarawi > isarai.

NounEdit

‎(hiragana いさらい, romaji isarai, historical hiragana ゐさらひ)

  1. ass, butt

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(go) (hangeul , revised go, McCune-Reischauer ko)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(khào)

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