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Etymology[edit]

Simplified from

Han character[edit]

(radical 4 丿+5, 6 strokes, cangjie input 竹大中中 (HKLL), composition丿)

  1. tall, lofty
  2. proud, stately

Derived characters[edit]

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Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (喬), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 宵
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 舉喬切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kiᴇu/ /ki̯ɛu/ /kiɛu/ /kiɛu/ /kiaw/ /kĭɛu/ /kjæu/
Character (喬), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: 群 (30)
Final: 宵
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 巨嬌切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɡiᴇu/ /gi̯ɛu/ /ɡiɛu/ /ɡiɛu/ /giaw/ /ɡĭɛu/ /ɡjæu/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
qiáo ‹ gjew › /*[N-k](r)aw/ high, tall

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
10332 2 /*krew/

Compounds[edit]