Character
Unicode name CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-96B9
Code point U+96B9
Entity number 隹
Unicode block CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+96B8] [U+96BA]
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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
隹-order.gif

EtymologyEdit

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script
隹-oracle.svg 隹-bronze.svg 隹-bigseal.svg 隹-seal.svg
Short tailed bird

Pictogram (象形): a short-tailed bird (e.g. a sparrow). Compare .

Not to be confused with or

The right component should not be confused with 圭, which is 土土 (stacked) – rather, 隹 is shaped like , with an extra 一 stroke. Also, the left component resembles , but this is due to simplification, and is not the etymology.

Han characterEdit

(radical 172 +0, 8 strokes, cangjie input 人土 (OG) or X人土 (XOG), four-corner 20214/20215, composition)

  1. short-tailed bird, dove
  2. KangXi radical 172

Usage notesEdit

This character is not used any more. It appears only as a character component.

SynonymsEdit

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1364, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 41937
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1867, character 22
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4090, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+96B9
  • McNaughton, William (2005) Reading & Writing Chinese: Simplified Character Edition, 2nd Edition edition, Tuttle, ISBN 978-0804835091, page 12

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: (23)
Final: (16)
Tone: Level (Ø)

Openness: Closed
Division: III
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: zhuī
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡ɕiuɪ/ /t͡ɕʷi/ /t͡ɕjuɪ/ /cwi/ /t͡ɕui/ /t͡ɕwi/ /t͡ɕwi/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
zhuī ‹ tsywij › /*tur/ a kind of bird

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
17718 2 /*tjul/

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. old bird

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(chu) (hangeul , revised chu, McCune-Reischauer ch'u, Yale chwu)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

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