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U+8740, 蝀
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8740

[U+873F]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+8741]

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 142, +8, 14 strokes, cangjie input 中戈木田 (LIDW), four-corner 55196, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1088, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 33213
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1554, character 29
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2860, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+8740

ChineseEdit

trad.
simp. 𬟽

Glyph originEdit

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*toːŋ
*toːŋ
*toːŋ
*toːŋ
*toːŋ, *toːŋs
*toːŋ, *toːŋʔ
*toːŋ, *toːŋs
*toːŋ
*toːŋ
*toːŋ
*toːŋs

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *toːŋ, *toːŋʔ): semantic  (insect) + phonetic  (OC *toːŋ).

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with (OC *kroːŋs, *koːŋs, *ɡoːŋ). See there for more.

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (5) (5)
Final () (1) (1)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () I I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/tuŋ/ /tuŋX/
Pan
Wuyun
/tuŋ/ /tuŋX/
Shao
Rongfen
/tuŋ/ /tuŋX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/təwŋ/ /təwŋX/
Li
Rong
/tuŋ/ /tuŋX/
Wang
Li
/tuŋ/ /tuŋX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/tuŋ/ /tuŋX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
dōng dǒng
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
No. 2440 2445
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*toːŋ/ /*toːŋʔ/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. Only used in 螮蝀䗖𬟽 (dìdōng, “rainbow”); also short for 螮蝀䗖𬟽 (dìdōng).

CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. rainbow

ReadingsEdit

  • On (unclassified): とう (tō), (tsu)

KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese (MC tuŋ, tuŋX). Attested in 훈몽자회/訓蒙字會 as Middle Korean 도ᇰ〯.

HanjaEdit

Korean Wikisource has texts containing the hanja:

Wikisource

(eumhun 무지개 (mujigae dong))

  1. Hanja form? of (rainbow).

ReferencesEdit

  • 국제퇴계학회 대구경북지부 (國際退溪學會 大邱慶北支部) (2007). Digital Hanja Dictionary, 전자사전/電子字典. [2]