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U+8776, 蝶
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8776

[U+8775]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+8777]
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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 142 +9, 15 strokes, cangjie input 中戈心廿木 (LIPTD), four-corner 54194, composition)

  1. butterfly

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1091, character 25
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 33333
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1556, character 28
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2868, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+8776

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

Glyph originEdit

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*ɦljebs, *hljebs
*l̥ʰebs, *lebs
*ʔljebs
*hljebs
*lebs, *sled
*lebs
*lebs
*lebs
*lebs
*lebs, *led
*lebs
*lebs, *libs
*l̥ʰeːbs
*l̥ʰaːb, *l'eːb
*zreːb, *sled
*zreːb, *l̥ʰeb, *leb
*rlaːb, *ʔl'eːb, *l'eːb
*rlaːb, *sleːb
*l'eb, *leb, *lab
*hljeb, *leb
*hljeb, *hleːb
*hljeb, *sleːb
*leb
*leb
*leb, *l'eːb, *ɦljed
*leb
*leb, *hleːb
*l̥ʰeːb, *l'eːb
*l'eːb
*l'eːb
*l'eːb
*l'eːb
*l'eːb
*l'eːb
*l'eːb
*l'eːb
*sleːb
*sleːb
*sled
*sled
*sled
*sled
*sled

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *l̥ʰeːb, *l'eːb): semantic  (insect) + phonetic  (OC *leb).

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *lep (butterfly). See 蝴蝶 (húdié) for more.

PronunciationEdit


Note:
  • ya̍k/ya̍p - vernacular;
  • thia̍p - literary.
Note:
  • ia̍h - vernacular;
  • tia̍p - literary.

Rime
Character
Reading # 2/2
Initial () (7)
Final () (158)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/dep̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/dep̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/dɛp̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/dɛp̚/
Li
Rong
/dep̚/
Wang
Li
/diep̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/dʱiep̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
dié
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
dié
Middle
Chinese
‹ dep ›
Old
Chinese
/*lˤep/
English hu-dep: butterfly

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 # 2/2
No. 11580
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*l'eːb/
Notes

DefinitionsEdit

  1. butterfly

CompoundsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic ():
  • Japanese:  (ちょう) (chō)

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2
Initial () (6)
Final () (158)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/tʰep̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/tʰep̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/tʰɛp̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/tʰɛp̚/
Li
Rong
/tʰep̚/
Wang
Li
/tʰiep̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/tʰiep̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
tie
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/2
No. 11570
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*l̥ʰeːb/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. Only used in 蝶𧌏.

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. butterfly
ReadingsEdit

EtymologyEdit

 チョウ on Japanese Wikipedia
Kanji in this term
ちょう
Jinmeiyō
on'yomi

From Chinese

tepu > tefu > tewu > teu > tjoː [tɕoː]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana ちょう, katakana チョウ, rōmaji chō, historical hiragana てふ)

  1. a butterfly (insect)

See alsoEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(jeop) (hangeul , revised jeop, McCune-Reischauer chŏp, Yale cep)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(điệp)

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