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TranslingualEdit

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  ‎(to say) + phonetic 𧸇

Han characterEdit

(radical 149 +15, 22 strokes, cangjie input 卜口土田金 (YRGWC), four-corner 04686, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1185, character 27
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 36088
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1649, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4029, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+8B80

ChineseEdit

trad.
simp.

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: (7)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/duk̚/ /dʱuk̚/ /duk̚/ /duk̚/ /dəwk̚/ /duk̚/ /duk̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
16039 0 /*l'oːɡ/

VerbEdit

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) to read
    文章值得 [MSC, trad.]
    文章值得 [MSC, simp.]
    Zhè piān wénzhāng zhíde yī . [Pinyin]
    This article is worth reading.
    /   ―  shū  ―  to read; reading
    /   ―  lǎng  ―  to read aloud
  2. to study
    大學 / 大学  ―  dàxué  ―  to study at a university
  3. to pronounce (a character, a word, etc.)
    這個怎麼 [MSC, trad.]
    这个怎么 [MSC, simp.]
    Zhège zì zěnme ? [Pinyin]
    How do you pronounce this character?
SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

  1. pronunciation
    /   ―  yīn  ―  pronunciation (of characters)
    /   ―    ―  variant pronunciation
    /   ―  wén  ―  literary reading

Etymology 2Edit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

  1. short pause in reading
    /   ―  dòu  ―  periods and commas, sentences and phrases

CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

  1. : to read

ReadingsEdit

Usage notesEdit

Very rarely used. Superseded by the shinjitai form.


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(dok, du) (hangeul , , revised dok, du, McCune-Reischauer tok, tu, Yale tok, twu)

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CompoundsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(độc, đọc, đậu, đặt)

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