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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Han characterEdit

(radical 122 +8, 13 strokes, cangjie input 田中十大日 (WLJKA), four-corner 60604, composition)

  1. public office

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 948, character 37
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 28311
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1390, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2918, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+7F72

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: (25)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/d͡ʑɨʌH/ /ʑi̯woH/ /ʑiɔH/ /d͡ʑiɔH/ /d͡ʑɨə̆H/ /ʑĭoH/ /d͡ʑiɔH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
shǔ ‹ dzyoH › /*m-taʔ-s/ to place; position

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
17009 0 /*djas/

NounEdit

  1. office, bureau
      ―  gōngshǔ  ―  government office
    警察  ―  jǐngcháshǔ  ―  police station

VerbEdit

  1. to sign
    /   ―  qiānshǔ  ―  to sign
      ―  shǔmíng  ―  signature

JapaneseEdit

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(seo) (hangeul , revised seo, McCune-Reischauer sŏ, Yale se)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(thự, thợ, thuỳ)

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