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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 149 +3, 10 strokes, cangjie input 卜口一木 (YRMD), four-corner 01640, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1147, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 35233
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1614, character 13
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3940, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+8A0F

ChineseEdit

trad.
simp. 𬣙

PronunciationEdit

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

Initial: (32)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/hɨo/ /xi̯u/ /xio/ /hio/ /huə̆/ /xĭu/ /xio/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ xju › /*qʷʰ(r)a/ great

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
15696 0 /*qʰʷa/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. boast, exaggerate
  2. great, broad

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. boast
  2. exaggerate
  3. great
  4. broad

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(u) (hangeul , revised u, McCune-Reischauer u, Yale wu)

  1. big
  2. deceive
  3. exaggerate, boast
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