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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 104 +10, 15 strokes, cangjie input 大竹X水 (KHXE), four-corner 00147)

  1. thin, skinny, slender
  2. tight, small
  3. not fertile
  4. steep, sharp
  5. small and forceful
  6. become thin reduce

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 778, character 25
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 22415
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1188, character 16
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2685, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+7626

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /ʂou⁵¹/
Harbin /ʂou⁵³/
Tianjin /sou⁵³/
Jinan /ʂou²¹/
Qingdao /ʂou⁴²/
Zhengzhou /ʂou³¹²/
Xi'an /sou⁴⁴/
Xining /sɯ²¹³/
Yinchuan /səu¹³/
Lanzhou /ʂou¹³/
Ürümqi /sɤu²¹³/
Wuhan /səu³⁵/
Chengdu /səu¹³/
Guiyang /səu²¹³/
Kunming /səu²¹²/
Nanjing /səɯ⁴⁴/
Hefei /sɯ⁵³/
Jin Taiyuan /səu⁴⁵/
Pingyao /səu³⁵/
Hohhot /səu⁵⁵/
Wu Shanghai /sɤ³⁵/
Suzhou /sɤ⁵¹³/
Hangzhou /sei⁴⁴⁵/
Wenzhou /sau³⁵/
Hui Shexian /ɕiu³²⁴/
Tunxi /sə⁴²/
Xiang Changsha /səu⁵⁵/
Xiangtan /səɯ⁵⁵/
Gan Nanchang /sɛu⁴⁵/
Hakka Meixian /seu⁵³/
Taoyuan /t͡sʰeu⁵⁵/
Cantonese Guangzhou /sɐu³³/
Nanning /sɐu³³/
Hong Kong /sɐu³³/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /sɔ²¹/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /søy⁴⁴/ 训读衰
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /so⁵⁴/
/se⁴⁴/
Shantou (Min Nan) /sou²¹³/
Haikou (Min Nan) /taŋ²¹³/ 训读
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (21)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʃɨuH/ /ʂi̯ə̯uH/ /ʃiuH/ /ʃiuH/ /ʂuwH/ /ʃĭəuH/ /ʃiəuH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
shòu ‹ srjuwH › /*sru-s/ lean (adj.)

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
12090 1 /*srus/

AdjectiveEdit

  1. skinny

AntonymsEdit

  • (skinny): (pàng, “fat”), (féi, “fat”)

JapaneseEdit

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

  1. thin
  2. emaciated
  3. lean
  4. meager

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(sấu, xấu)

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