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U+8776, 蝶
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8776

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

Contents

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

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

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.
  • Min Nan
  • 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
    BaxterSagart 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 Middle Chinese (dep)

    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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