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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 120 +12, 18 strokes, cangjie input 女火中X (VFLX), four-corner 25927, composition)

  1. embroider
  2. rich and bright colors
  3. gorgeous
  4. embroidered clothing
  5. embroidered article

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 939, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 27913
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1378, character 16
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3462, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+7E61

ChineseEdit

trad. /
simp.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

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

Initial: (16)
Final: (136)
Tone: Departing (H)

Openness: Open
Division: III
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: xiù
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/sɨuH/ /siuH/ /siəuH/ /suwH/ /siuH/ /sĭəuH/ /si̯ə̯uH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
xiù ‹ sjuwH › /*[s]iw(k)-s/ embroider

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
12123 2 /*sɯwɢs/

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

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