U+8549, 蕉
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8549

[U+8548]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+854A]

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 140, +12, 15 strokes, cangjie input 廿人土火 (TOGF), four-corner 44331, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1057, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 31937
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1520, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 5, page 3292, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+8549

ChineseEdit

trad.
simp. #

Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character
Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han)
Small seal script
 

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ʔsew): semantic  (grass; plant) + phonetic  (OC *ʔsew).

Etymology 1Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “Related to 焦 (burned, dried > unsoaked)? Or maybe from Vietnamese chuối?”)

PronunciationEdit


Note:
  • chio - vernacular;
  • chiau - literary.
Note:
  • zio1 - Shantou;
  • ziê1 - Chaozhou.
  • Wu

    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Initial () (13)
    Final () (91)
    Tone (調) Level (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () III
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /t͡siᴇu/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /t͡siɛu/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /t͡sjæu/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /t͡siaw/
    Li
    Rong
    /t͡siɛu/
    Wang
    Li
    /t͡sĭɛu/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /t͡si̯ɛu/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    jiāo
    Zhengzhang system (2003)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    No. 6342
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    2
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*ʔsew/

    DefinitionsEdit

    1. unsoaked hemp
    2. abaca
    3. banana; plantain (any plant in Musaceae, especially the edible fruit) (Classifier: m;  m;  m;  c;  c;  mn)
    4. A surname​.
    SynonymsEdit

    CompoundsEdit

    Etymology 2Edit

    PronunciationEdit


    DefinitionsEdit

    1. Alternative form of (qiáo, “haggard”).
    2. Alternative form of (qiáo, “firewood”).

    CompoundsEdit

    Etymology 3Edit

    For pronunciation and definitions of – see 𣟼.
    (This character, , is a variant form of 𣟼.)

    ReferencesEdit


    JapaneseEdit

    KanjiEdit

    (“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

    1. banana
    2. plantain

    ReadingsEdit

    CompoundsEdit


    KoreanEdit

    HanjaEdit

    (eumhun 파초 (pacho cho))

    1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

    VietnameseEdit

    Han characterEdit

    (tiêu)

    1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.