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TranslingualEdit

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

Han characterEdit

(radical 66 +11, 15 strokes, cangjie input 中女人大 (LVOK), four-corner 58440, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 475, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 13363
  • Dae Jaweon: page 829, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1474, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+6578

ChineseEdit

trad.
simp.

Etymology 1Edit

Pronunciation 1Edit


Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location 數 (錢)
Mandarin Beijing /ʂu²¹⁴/
Harbin /ʂu²¹³/
Tianjin /su¹³/
Jinan /ʂu⁵⁵/
Qingdao /ʂu⁵⁵/
Zhengzhou /ʂuo⁵³/
Xi'an /fu⁵³/
Xining /fv̩⁵³/
Yinchuan /su⁵³/
Lanzhou /fu⁴⁴²/
Ürümqi /ʂu²¹³/
/fu²¹³/
Wuhan /səu⁴²/
Chengdu /su⁵³/
Guiyang /su⁴²/
Kunming /su⁵³/
Nanjing /su²¹²/
Hefei /sʊ²⁴/
Jin Taiyuan /su⁵³/
Pingyao /sz̩ʷ⁵³/
Hohhot /su⁵³/
Wu Shanghai /su³⁵/
Suzhou /səu⁵¹/
Hangzhou /su⁵³/
Wenzhou /sz̩³⁵/
Hui Shexian /su³⁵/
Tunxi /səu³¹/
Xiang Changsha /səu⁴¹/
Xiangtan /səɯ⁴²/
Gan Nanchang /su²¹³/
Hakka Meixian /su³¹/
Taoyuan
Cantonese Guangzhou /sou³⁵/
Nanning /su³⁵/
Hong Kong /sou³⁵/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /sɔ⁵³/
/siau²¹/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /sou²¹²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /su³³/
Shantou (Min Nan) /siau²¹³/
Haikou (Min Nan) /tiau³⁵/
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/3

Initial: (21)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʃɨoX/ /ʂi̯uX/ /ʃioX/ /ʃioX/ /ʂuə̆X/ /ʃĭuX/ /ʃioX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
shǔ ‹ srjuX › /*s-roʔ/ count (v.)

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
8506 0 /*sroʔ/
VerbEdit

  1. to count; to enumerate

Pronunciation 2Edit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/3

Initial: (21)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʃɨoX/ /ʂi̯uX/ /ʃioX/ /ʃioX/ /ʂuə̆X/ /ʃĭuX/ /ʃioX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
shǔ ‹ srjuX › /*s-roʔ/ count (v.)

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
8506 0 /*sroʔ/
VerbEdit

  1. to criticize
    /   ―  shǔluò  ―  to criticize, to scold
  2. to be reckoned as exceptionally
    /   ―  shǔshǔèr  ―  to be reckoned as first or second, to be one of the best

Pronunciation 3Edit

Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location 數 (量)
Mandarin Beijing /ʂu⁵¹/
Harbin /ʂu⁵³/
Tianjin /su⁵³/
Jinan /ʂu²¹/
Qingdao /ʂu⁴²/
Zhengzhou /ʂuo³¹²/
Xi'an /fu⁴⁴/
Xining /fv̩²¹³/
Yinchuan /su¹³/
Lanzhou /fu¹³/
Ürümqi /ʂu²¹³/
/fu²¹³/
Wuhan /səu³⁵/
Chengdu /su¹³/
Guiyang /su²¹³/
Kunming /su²¹²/
Nanjing /su⁴⁴/
Hefei /sʊ⁵³/
Jin Taiyuan /su⁴⁵/
Pingyao /sz̩ʷ³⁵/
Hohhot /su⁵⁵/
Wu Shanghai /su³⁵/
Suzhou /səu⁵¹³/
Hangzhou /su⁴⁴⁵/
Wenzhou /sɤu⁴²/
Hui Shexian /su³²⁴/
Tunxi /səu⁴²/
Xiang Changsha /səu⁵⁵/
Xiangtan /səɯ⁵⁵/
Gan Nanchang /su⁴⁵/
Hakka Meixian /su⁵³/
Taoyuan /su⁵⁵/
Cantonese Guangzhou /sou³³/
Nanning /su³³/
Hong Kong /sou³³/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /sɔ²¹/
/siau²¹/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /sou²¹²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /su³³/
Shantou (Min Nan) /siau²¹³/
Haikou (Min Nan) /to³⁵/
/tiau³⁵/
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 2/3

Initial: (21)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʃɨoH/ /ʂi̯uH/ /ʃioH/ /ʃioH/ /ʂuə̆H/ /ʃĭuH/ /ʃioH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
shù ‹ srjuH › /*s-roʔ-s/ number (n.)

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
8508 0 /*sros/
NounEdit

(classifier ())

  1. number, figure, amount
    /   ―  rénshù  ―  population
  2. (mathematics) number
    /   ―  zhěngshù  ―  integer
  3. (grammar) number
    /   ―  dānshù  ―  singular
  4. mathematics (one of the Six Arts)
  5. divination
  6. skill
  7. law, rule, regular pattern
  8. legal system

Pronunciation 4Edit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 2/3

Initial: (21)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʃɨoH/ /ʂi̯uH/ /ʃioH/ /ʃioH/ /ʂuə̆H/ /ʃĭuH/ /ʃioH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
shù ‹ srjuH › /*s-roʔ-s/ number (n.)

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
8508 0 /*sros/
NounEdit

  1. (Cantonese, Hakka, Min Nan) account
    簿 / 簿 [Cantonese]  ―  sou3 bou6-2 [Jyutping]  ―  account book

Pronunciation 5Edit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 2/3

Initial: (21)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʃɨoH/ /ʂi̯uH/ /ʃioH/ /ʃioH/ /ʂuə̆H/ /ʃĭuH/ /ʃioH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
shù ‹ srjuH › /*s-roʔ-s/ number (n.)

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
8508 0 /*sros/
NounEdit

  1. fate, destiny
    /   ―  shù  ―  fate

Pronunciation 6Edit

Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 2/3

Initial: (21)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʃɨoH/ /ʂi̯uH/ /ʃioH/ /ʃioH/ /ʂuə̆H/ /ʃĭuH/ /ʃioH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
shù ‹ srjuH › /*s-roʔ-s/ number (n.)

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
8508 0 /*sros/
AdjectiveEdit

  1. several

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 3/3

Initial: (21)
Final:
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʃɣʌk̚/ /ʂɔk̚/ /ʃɔk̚/ /ʃɯɔk̚/ /ʂaɨwk̚/ /ʃɔk̚/ /ʃɔk̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
shuò ‹ sræwk › /*s-rok/ frequently

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
8512 0 /*sroːɡ/

AdverbEdit

  1. frequently; repeatedly
    見不鮮 / 见不鲜  ―  shuòjiàn bùxiān  ―  a common occurrence

Etymology 3Edit

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

  1. fine and closely woven
    /   ―    ―  closely woven net

Etymology 4Edit

PronunciationEdit


DefinitionsEdit

  1. Only used in 數珠数珠.

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(su, sak) (hangeul , , revised su, sak, McCune-Reischauer su, sak, Yale swu, sak)

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CompoundsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(số, sộ, sỗ, sổ, xọ)

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