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U+85B8, 薸
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-85B8

[U+85B7]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+85B9]

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 140, +14, 20 strokes, cangjie input 廿水一火 (TEMF), four-corner 44191, composition)

  1. duckweed

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1063, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 32203
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1527, character 32
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3316, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+85B8

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

Glyph originEdit

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*pew, *pewʔ
*pew, *pʰew
*pew
*pew
*pew
*pew
*prew, *pʰewʔ, *bewʔ, *spewʔ
*pewʔ
*pʰew
*pʰew, *bew
*pʰew, *pʰews
*pʰew, *bew
*pʰew, *pʰewʔ
*pʰew, *pʰews
*pʰew
*pʰew, *pʰews
*pʰew, *pʰews, *bewʔ
*pʰew, *pʰews
*pʰew, *pʰews, *bewʔ
*pʰew, *pʰews
*pʰew
*pʰewʔ
*pʰewʔ
*pʰewʔ, *bewʔ
*pʰewʔ, *mbew
*pʰews, *bew
*pʰews
*bew
*bew
*bewʔ
*bews

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (3)
Final () (91)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/biᴇu/
Pan
Wuyun
/biɛu/
Shao
Rongfen
/bjæu/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/biaw/
Li
Rong
/biɛu/
Wang
Li
/bĭɛu/
Bernard
Karlgren
/bʱi̯ɛu/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
piáo
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
piáo
Middle
Chinese
‹ bjiew ›
Old
Chinese
/*m-[p]ew/
English duckweed

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
Reading # 1/1
No. 9780
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*bew/
Notes

DefinitionsEdit

  1. duckweed

SynonymsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit

  • On (unclassified): ひょう (hyō), びょう (byō)
  • Kun: うきぐさ (ukigusa)