U+6D6E, 浮
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6D6E

[U+6D6D]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+6D6F]

Translingual

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Han character

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(Kangxi radical 85, +7, 10 strokes, cangjie input 水月弓木 (EBND), four-corner 32147, composition )

Derived characters

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References

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  • Kangxi Dictionary: page 624, character 23
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17487
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1022, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 3, page 1629, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+6D6E

Chinese

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simp. and trad.
alternative forms

Glyph origin

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Phono-semantic compound (形聲形声, OC *bu) : semantic (river) + phonetic (OC *pʰuw).

Pronunciation

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Note:
  • fau4 - literary;
  • pou4 - vernacular.
Note:
  • fèu, phò, phèu, phù - vernacular;
  • fù - literary.
Note:
  • pèu -literary;
  • pù -vernacular.
Note:
  • phû - vernacular;
  • hû - literary.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (3)
Final () (136)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Baxter bjuw
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/bɨu/
Pan
Wuyun
/biu/
Shao
Rongfen
/biəu/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/buw/
Li
Rong
/biu/
Wang
Li
/bĭəu/
Bernard
Karlgren
/bʱi̯ə̯u/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
fóu
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
fau4
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ bjuw ›
Old
Chinese
/*m.b(r)u/
English float (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
Reading # 1/1
No. 3346
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*bu/

Definitions

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  1. to float
    水面  ―  zài shuǐmiàn  ―  float on (top of) water
      ―  yún  ―  floating clouds
  2. (dialectal) to swim
      ―  shuǐ  ―  to swim
  3. superficial
      ―    ―  surface soil
  4. temporary
  5. movable
      ―  cái  ―  movable property
  6. frivolous
  7. hollow; inflated
      ―  kuā  ―  boastful; pompous
  8. excessive; surplus
  9. (Hokkien, Taiwanese Hakka) to deep-fry
    alt. forms: ()
  10. (Hokkien) to boil (food)
    alt. forms: ()

Synonyms

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Compounds

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Descendants

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  • Proto-Tai: *wuːᴬ (to float)
    • Thai: ฟู (fuu, to float, to swell)

References

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Japanese

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Shinjitai
Kyūjitai
[1]

浮󠄁
+&#xE0101;?
(Adobe-Japan1)
 
浮󠄃
+&#xE0103;?
(Hanyo-Denshi)
(Moji_Joho)
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Kanji

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(Jōyō kanji)

  1. to float

Readings

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References

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  1. ^ ”, in 漢字ぺディア [Kanjipedia]‎[1] (in Japanese), The Japan Kanji Aptitude Testing Foundation, 2015–2024

Korean

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Etymology

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(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “Middle Korean readings, if any”)

Pronunciation

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Hanja

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Korean Wikisource has texts containing the hanja:

Wikisource

(eumhun (tteul bu))

  1. hanja form? of (to float)

Vietnamese

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Han character

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: Hán Nôm readings: phù, nổi

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