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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
丑-order.gif

Han character[edit]

(radical 1 +3, 4 strokes, cangjie input 弓土 (NG), four-corner 17105)

  1. clown, comedian
  2. second of twelve earthly branches (十二支): ox () of Chinese zodiac
  3. (simplified form of ) ugly looking, homely
  4. disgraceful

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 77, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 23
  • Dae Jaweon: page 154, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 12, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+4E11

Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad. 丑/

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 徹 (10)
Final: 尤
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 敕久切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʈʰɨuX/ /ȶʰi̯ə̯uX/ /ȶʰiuX/ /ʈʰiuX/ /ʈʰuwX/ /ȶʰĭəuX/ /ȶʰiəuX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
chǒu ‹ trhjuwX › /*[n̥ ]ruʔ/ 2d earthly branch

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
1526 1 /*n̥ʰuʔ/

Adjective[edit]

  1. ugly

Noun[edit]

  1. clown

Usage notes[edit]

Both 丑 and 醜 are simplified into 丑.

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. 1:00 AM to 3:00 AM.
  2. The ox, the second sign of Chinese zodiac.

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(chuk, chu)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul): ,  (revised: chuk, chu, McCune-Reischauer: ch'uk, ch'u)
  • Name (hangeul): , 이름 (revised: so, ileum, McCune-Reischauer: so, irǔm)
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References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(sửu, giấu, sấu, xấu)

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