U+785D, 硝
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-785D

[U+785C]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+785E]

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

Stroke order
 

(radical 112, +7, 12 strokes, cangjie input 一口火月 (MRFB), four-corner 19627, composition)

  1. saltpeter, niter
  2. to tan

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 830, character 15
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 24201
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1246, character 16
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 4, page 2433, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+785D

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

Glyph originEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *sew): semantic  (stone) + phonetic  (OC *slew, *slews)

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (16)
Final () (91)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/siᴇu/
Pan
Wuyun
/siɛu/
Shao
Rongfen
/sjæu/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/siaw/
Li
Rong
/siɛu/
Wang
Li
/sĭɛu/
Bernard
Karlgren
/si̯ɛu/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
xiāo
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 13742
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*sew/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. (inorganic chemistry) saltpetre, niter
  2. to tan

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. saltpeter, niter, the mineral form of potassium nitrate (KNO3).

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(cho) (hangeul , revised cho, McCune–Reischauer ch'o, Yale cho)

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