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U+8137, 脷
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8137

[U+8136]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+8138]

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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 130 +7, 11 strokes, cangjie input 月竹木弓 (BHDN), composition)

ReferencesEdit


ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.
alt. forms

Glyph originEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (meat) + phonetic . Specialization of (“benefit; profit”).

EtymologyEdit

From (“benefit; profit”), used as a euphemism for (sit6, “tongue”), which is homophonous to , (sit6, “to be at a loss”).

Alternatively, it may be from (OC *ɦljeʔ, “to lick”), preserving the Old Chinese initial *l- (Schuessler, 2007).

PronunciationEdit


Note:
  • lei5* - as an independent word or the head of a compound;
  • lei5 - in compounds (not as the head).
  • Hakka
  • DefinitionsEdit

    1. (Cantonese) tongue (Classifier: )
    2. (Hakka, Sichuan) tongue of an animal

    SynonymsEdit

    Dialectal synonyms of 舌頭 (“tongue”) [map]
    Variety Location Words
    Classical Chinese
    Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 舌頭
    Mandarin Beijing 舌頭
    Taiwan 舌頭
    Harbin 舌頭
    Shenyang 舌頭
    Jinan 舌頭
    Muping 舌頭
    Luoyang 舌頭
    Jiedian 舌頭
    Xi'an 舌頭
    Xining 舌頭
    Xuzhou 舌頭
    Yinchuan 舌頭
    Lanzhou 舌頭
    Ürümqi 舌頭
    Wuhan 舌頭賺頭
    Chengdu 舌頭兒
    Guiyang 舌頭
    Guilin 舌頭
    Liuzhou 脷錢
    Kunming 舌頭
    Yangzhou 舌頭
    Nanjing 舌頭
    Hefei 舌頭
    Cantonese Guangzhou
    Hong Kong
    Dongguan
    Hong Kong (Weitou)
    Taishan
    Yangjiang
    Nanning 脷錢
    Wuzhou
    Yulin 脷錢
    Hepu 脷錢
    Kuala Lumpur
    Gan Nanchang 舌頭
    Lichuan
    Pingxiang 舌頭舌子
    Hakka Meixian 舌嫲
    Xingning 舌嫲
    Huidong 舌嫲
    Qujiang 舌頭
    Xiaosanjiang 舌嫲
    Luchuan 脷錢
    Changting 舌頭
    Pingyu 舌嫲
    Wuping 舌嫲
    Liancheng 舌頭
    Ninghua 舌頭
    Yudu 舌頭舌刁
    Ruijin 舌頭
    Shicheng 舌咀
    Shangyou 舌刁
    Miaoli (N. Sixian) 舌嫲
    Liudui (S. Sixian) 舌嫲
    Hsinchu (Hailu) 舌嫲
    Dongshi (Dabu) 舌嫲
    Zhuolan (Raoping) 舌嫲
    Yunlin (Zhao'an)
    Hong Kong 舌嫲
    Sabah 舌嫲
    Senai 舌嫲
    Singkawang 舌嫲
    Huizhou Jixi 口舌
    Jin Taiyuan 舌頭
    Xinzhou 舌頭
    Hohhot 舌頭
    Min Bei Jian'ou
    Min Dong Fuzhou 喙舌
    Fuqing 喙舌
    Matsu 喙舌抹老
    Min Nan Xiamen 舌仔
    Quanzhou 舌仔
    Zhangzhou 舌仔
    Taipei 喙舌
    Kaohsiung
    Tainan
    Taichung 喙舌
    Hsinchu 喙舌
    Lukang
    Sanxia 喙舌
    Yilan
    Kinmen
    Magong
    Penang
    Pingnan 舌頭
    Chaozhou
    Shantou
    Haifeng
    Johor Bahru
    Haikou
    Leizhou
    Puxian Min Putian 喙舌
    Xianyou 喙舌
    Pinghua Nanning 脷錢
    Guilin 舌頭
    Wu Shanghai 舌頭
    Suzhou 舌頭
    Hangzhou 舌頭
    Wenzhou 口舌
    Chongming 舌頭
    Danyang 舌頭
    Jinhua 口舌
    Ningbo 舌頭
    Xiang Changsha 舌子
    Shuangfeng 舌子
    Loudi 舌子
    Quanzhou 舌子

    CompoundsEdit