U+85FB, 藻
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-85FB

[U+85FA]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+85FC]

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 140, +16, 19 strokes, cangjie input 廿水口木 (TERD), four-corner 44194, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1067, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 32401
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1533, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 5, page 3329, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+85FB

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character
Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
   

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ʔsaːwʔ): semantic (plant) + phonetic (OC *ʔslaːwʔ).

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (13)
Final () (89)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡sɑuX/
Pan
Wuyun
/t͡sɑuX/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡sɑuX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/t͡sawX/
Li
Rong
/t͡sɑuX/
Wang
Li
/t͡sɑuX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡sɑuX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
zǎo
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
zou2
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
zǎo
Middle
Chinese
‹ tsawX ›
Old
Chinese
/*[ts]ˁawʔ/
English kind of water plant

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. 16565
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ʔsaːwʔ/
Notes

DefinitionsEdit

  1. algae
  2. other aquatic plants
  3. (literary) literary embellishment
  4. (literary) splendid, magnificent
  5. A surname​.

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. seaweed, aquatic plant
  2. algae

ReadingsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: S
kun’yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

() (mo

  1. alga, algae
  2. seaweed

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN

KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese (MC t͡sɑuX). Recorded as Middle Korean 조〯 (Yale: cwo) in Hunmong Jahoe (訓蒙字會 / 훈몽자회), 1527.

HanjaEdit

Korean Wikisource has texts containing the hanja:

Wikisource

(eumhun 마름 (mareum jo))

  1. Hanja form? of (algae).

CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 국제퇴계학회 대구경북지부 (國際退溪學會 大邱慶北支部) (2007). Digital Hanja Dictionary, 전자사전/電子字典. [1]

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

: Hán Nôm readings: tảo, tang

NounEdit

  1. Hán tự form of tảo (algae).