See also:
U+8956, 襖
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8956

[U+8955]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+8957]

Translingual

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Han character

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(Kangxi radical 145, +13, 19 strokes, cangjie input 中竹月大 (LHBK), four-corner 37234, composition )

References

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  • Kangxi Dictionary: page 1125, character 17
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 34629
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1592, character 27
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 5, page 3115, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+8956

Chinese

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trad.
simp.

Glyph origin

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Phono-semantic compound (形聲形声, OC *quːʔ, *quːʔ) : semantic (clothing) + phonetic (OC *quːɡs).

Etymology

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This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.
Particularly: “Compare Vietnamese áo and Khmer អាវ (ʼaaw)

Pronunciation

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Note: The zero initial /∅-/ is commonly pronounced with a ng-initial /ŋ-/ in some varieties of Cantonese, including Hong Kong Cantonese.
Note:
  • áu - colloquial;
  • ó - literary.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (34)
Final () (89)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Baxter 'awX
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʔɑuX/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʔɑuX/
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔɑuX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʔawX/
Li
Rong
/ʔɑuX/
Wang
Li
/ɑuX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʔɑuX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
ǎo
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
ou2
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
No. 68 70
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*quːʔ/ /*quːʔ/

Definitions

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  1. (Chinese-style) coat; jacket

Compounds

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Descendants

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  • ? Proto-Bahnaric: *ʔaːw (shirt)
    • Bahnar: ao (shirt)
  • ? Khmer: អាវ (ʼaaw)
  • ? Proto-Vietic: *ʔaːwʔ (upper garment)
    • Vietnamese: áo

Japanese

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Kanji

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(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. opaque sliding door

Readings

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  • On (unclassified): おう (ō)
  • Kun: あお (ao, ); ふすま (fusuma, )

Etymology

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Kanji in this term
ふすま
Jinmeiyō
kun’yomi

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun

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(ふすま) (fusuma

  1. (architecture) fusuma, a sliding panel

See also

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Korean

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Hanja

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(o) (hangeul , revised o, McCune–Reischauer o, Yale o)

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Vietnamese

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Han character

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: Hán Nôm readings: áo

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