U+6551, 救
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6551

[U+6550]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+6552]

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 66, +7, 11 strokes, cangjie input 戈水人大 (IEOK), four-corner 48140, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 471, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 13221
  • Dae Jaweon: page 823, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 2, page 1460, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+6551

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

Glyph originEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *kus): phonetic (OC *ɡu) + semantic .

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (28)
Final () (136)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kɨuH/
Pan
Wuyun
/kiuH/
Shao
Rongfen
/kiəuH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kuwH/
Li
Rong
/kiuH/
Wang
Li
/kĭəuH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ki̯ə̯uH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
jiù
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
jiù
Middle
Chinese
‹ kjuwH ›
Old
Chinese
/*s.k(r)u-s/
English help, save

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. 10559
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kus/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. to aid; to support
  2. to save; to rescue
    只有社會主義能夠中國 [MSC, trad.]
    只有社会主义能够中国 [MSC, simp.]
    Zhǐyǒu shèhuìzhǔyì nénggòu jiù Zhōngguó. [Pinyin]
    Only socialism can save China.
  3. (Classical Chinese) to prohibit; to forbid

SynonymsEdit

  • (to aid):
  • (to save):
  • (to prohibit):

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. salvation
  2. save
  3. help
  4. rescue
  5. reclaim

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(eumhun 건질 (geonjil gu))

  1. Hanja form? of (save, rescue, relieve).
  2. Hanja form? of (help, aid).

CompoundsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(cứu)

  1. Chữ Nôm character for ʽcứuʼ. help.