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TranslingualEdit

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

EtymologyEdit

Variant of ‎(hu) +  ‎(hill). Lower component closer to .

Han characterEdit

(radical 141 +6, 12 strokes, cangjie input 卜心廿一 (YPTM), four-corner 21212)

Derived charactersEdit

Related charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1074, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 32709
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1541, character 14
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2825, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+865B

ChineseEdit

trad.
simp.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: (32)
Final: (22)
Tone: Level (Ø)

Openness: Open
Division: III
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: xū
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/hɨʌ/ /hiɔ/ /xiɔ/ /hɨə̆/ /xiɔ/ /xĭo/ /xi̯wo/
Character (), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: (29)
Final: (22)
Tone: Level (Ø)

Openness: Open
Division: III
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: qū
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/kʰɨʌ/ /kʰiɔ/ /kʰiɔ/ /kʰɨə̆/ /kʰiɔ/ /kʰĭo/ /kʰi̯wo/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ khjo › /*C.qʰ(r)a/ hill, mound; abandoned city
‹ xjo › /*qʰ(r)a/ empty

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
5254 0 /*kʰa/
5269 0 /*qʰa/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. empty, hollow
  2. false, worthless, vain
  3. (astronomy) Emptiness, a Chinese constellation near Aquarius and Equuleus

HypernymsEdit

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for nameskyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

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KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(heo) (hangeul , revised heo, McCune-Reischauer hŏ, Yale he)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

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