U+96EA, 雪
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-96EA

[U+96E9]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+96EB]

Contents

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
 

Han characterEdit

(radical 173 +3, 11 strokes, cangjie input 一月尸一 (MBSM), four-corner 10177/10174, composition)

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1371, character 29
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 42216
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1878, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4058, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+96EA

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Large seal script Small seal script
     
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*sqʰʷeds
*sɢʷeds, *ɢʷeds, *sɢʷids
*sɢʷeds
*sɢʷeds
*sɢʷeds, *ɢʷeds
*sɢʷeds, *ɢʷeds
*ɢʷeds, *ɢʷad
*qʰʷeːds
*qʰʷeːds
*qʰʷeds
*ɡʷeːds
*sɢʷids
*sqʰʷed

Ancient simplification of , which is in turn phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *sqʰʷed): semantic  + phonetic (OC *sɢʷeds, *ɢʷeds, *sɢʷids).

EtymologyEdit

Starostin compared this with Tibetan སད(sad, frost, cold air, cold, coldness). This may be unlikely considering the phonetic part of this character.

PronunciationEdit


Note:
  • serh/seh - vernacular;
  • soat - literary.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (16)
Final () (82)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/siuᴇt̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/sʷiɛt̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/sjuæt̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/swiat̚/
Li
Rong
/siuɛt̚/
Wang
Li
/sĭuɛt̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/si̯wɛt̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
xue
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
xuě
Middle
Chinese
‹ sjwet ›
Old
Chinese
/*[s]ot/
English snow

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 # 1/1
No. 5477
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*sqʰʷed/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. snow
      ―  xiàxuě  ―  to snow
  2. to wipe away; to clean
  3. (Cantonese) ice; ice product

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Kanji in this term
ゆき
Grade: 2
kun'yomi

/juki1//juki/

From Old Japanese.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana ゆき, romaji yuki)

  1. snow
    • 931938, Wamyō Ruijushō, book 1, page 27-28:[2]
      雪 [...] 和名由岐、日本紀私記云、泡雪阿和由岐、其弱如水沫故云沫雪也
  2. (metaphoric) white hair
  3. cod (fish) (from an abbreviation of the standard kanji for cod, )

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ Minamoto, Shitagō; Kyōto Daigaku Bungakubu Kokugogaku Kokubungaku Kenkyūshitu (931–938) Shohon Shūsei Wamyō Ruijushō: Honbunhen (in Japanese), Kyōto: Rinsen, ISBN 978-4-653-00507-0, published 1968.

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(seol) (hangeul , McCune-Reischauer sŏl, Yale sel)

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CompoundsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(tuyết)

  1. snow

Usage notesEdit

  • Chữ Nôm. The modern Vietnamese word for snow is tuyết.

ReferencesEdit