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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 64 +13, 16 strokes, cangjie input 手口口木 (QRRD), four-corner 56094, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 458, character 15
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 12806
  • Dae Jaweon: page 807, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1969, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+64CD

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation 1Edit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/3 2/3 3/3
Initial () (14) (16) (14)
Final () (89) (137) (89)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Rising (X) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open Open Open
Division () I I I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡sʰɑu/ /səuX/ /t͡sʰɑuH/
Pan
Wuyun
/t͡sʰɑu/ /səuX/ /t͡sʰɑuH/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡sʰɑu/ /səuX/ /t͡sʰɑuH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/t͡sʰaw/ /səwX/ /t͡sʰawH/
Li
Rong
/t͡sʰɑu/ /suX/ /t͡sʰɑuH/
Wang
Li
/t͡sʰɑu/ /səuX/ /t͡sʰɑuH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡sʰɑu/ /sə̯uX/ /t͡sʰɑuH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
cāo sǒu cào
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
cāo cāo
Middle
Chinese
‹ tshawX › ‹ tshawH ›
Old
Chinese
/*[tsʰ]ˤawʔ/ /*[tsʰ]ˤawʔ-s/
English grasp (v.) (what is grasped:) principles

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 # 1/2 2/2
No. 16571 16575
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*sʰaːw/ /*sʰaːws/

VerbEdit

  1. to conduct, to run, to control, to manage
  2. calisthenics, exercise

Pronunciation 2Edit


VerbEdit

  1. Euphemistic spelling of ‎(to fuck).
Usage notesEdit
  • The usage of as "fuck" did not arise until computers came into mainstream use; the character came to be used as a replacement for (cào), as it was not available in older typefaces.

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. chastity
  2. fidelity
  3. honor
  4. faith

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(jo) (hangeul , revised jo, McCune-Reischauer cho, Yale co)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(thao, tháo, thạo, xáo, thảo)

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