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U+7378, 獸
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-7378

[U+7377]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+7379]

Translingual

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Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified

Han character

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(Kangxi radical 94, +15, 19 strokes, cangjie input 口口戈大 (RRIK) or 難口口戈大 (XRRIK), four-corner 63634, composition )

References

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  • Kangxi Dictionary: page 721, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 20775
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1132, character 19
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 2, page 1375, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+7378

Chinese

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Glyph origin

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Historical forms of the character
Shang Western Zhou Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
       

Ideogrammic compound (會意会意) : (hunting weapon) + (dog) – "hunting". was added later (see ).

Etymology

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Exopassive of (OC *qʰljus, “to hunt”), literally "what is hunted" (Schuessler, 2007). Speculatively, (OC *qʰljus) can be compared with Tibetan འཆོར་བ ('chor ba, to hunt) (ibid.).

Pronunciation

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Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (26)
Final () (136)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Baxter syuwH
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɕɨuH/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɕiuH/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɕiəuH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɕuwH/
Li
Rong
/ɕiuH/
Wang
Li
/ɕĭəuH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ɕi̯ə̯uH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
shòu
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
sau3
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
shòu
Middle
Chinese
‹ syuwH ›
Old
Chinese
/*s.tʰu(ʔ)-s/
English (wild) animal

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. 11712
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*qʰljus/

Definitions

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  1. beast; animal
  2. bestial
  3. furry (subculture)
      ―  shòu  ―  Furry fandom

Compounds

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References

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Japanese

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Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

Kanji

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(Jinmeiyō kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

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Readings

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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

(su) (hangeul , McCune–Reischauer su, Yale swu)

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Compounds

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Vietnamese

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Han character

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: Hán Nôm readings: thú

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