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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 120 +4, 10 strokes, cangjie input 十月女戈火 (JBVIF), four-corner 40903, composition)

  1. large rope, cable
  2. rules, laws
  3. to demand, to exact
  4. to search, inquire
  5. isolated

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 918, character 16
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 27306
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1349, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3369, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+7D22

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: (16)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/sɑk̚/ /sɑk̚/ /sɑk̚/ /sɑk̚/ /sak̚/ /sɑk̚/ /sɑk̚/
Character (), Pronunciation 2/3

Initial: (21)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʃɣiæk̚/ /ʂiɐk̚/ /ʃiɐk̚/ /ʃɯiak̚/ /ʂiajk̚/ /ʃĭɐk̚/ /ʃiak̚/
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
/ʃɣɛk̚/ /ʂæk̚/ /ʃɛk̚/ /ʃɯæk̚/ /ʂəɨjk̚/ /ʃæk̚/ /ʃɐk̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
suǒ ‹ sak › /*[s]ˤak/ twist a rope
suǒ ‹ sak › /*[s]ˤak/ search (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
12191 0 /*slaːɡ/
12193 0 𡩡 /*sraːɡ/
12195 0 /*sreːɡ/

NounEdit

  1. rope

VerbEdit

  1. to search

AdjectiveEdit

  1. (Cantonese) beautiful, pretty, hot, sexually attractive (esp. young girls)

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. string, thread

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(saek, sak) (hangeul , , revised saek, sak, McCune-Reischauer saek, sak, Yale sayk, sak)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(sách, tác, xách)

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