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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
作-order.gif

Han character[edit]

(radical 9 +5, 7 strokes, cangjie input 人人尸 (OOS), four-corner 28211, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 99, character 7
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 518
  • Dae Jaweon: page 210, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 134, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+4F5C

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (作), Pronunciation (1/3)

Initial: 精 (13)
Final: 模
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 臧祚切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡suoH/ /t͡suoH/ /t͡soH/ /t͡suoH/ /t͡sɔH/ /t͡suH/ /t͡soH/
Character (作), Pronunciation (2/3)

Initial: 精 (13)
Final: 歌
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 則箇切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡sɑH/ /t͡sɑH/ /t͡sɑH/ /t͡sɑH/ /t͡saH/ /t͡sɑH/ /t͡sɑH/
Character (作), Pronunciation (3/3)

Initial: 精 (13)
Final: 鐸
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie: 則落切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡sɑk̚/ /t͡sɑk̚/ /t͡sɑk̚/ /t͡sɑk̚/ /t͡sak̚/ /t͡sɑk̚/ /t͡sɑk̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
zuò ‹ tsak › /*tsˁak {*[ts]ˁak}/ do, work
zuò ‹ tsuH › /*tsˁak-s {*[ts]ˁak-s}/ do, work
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
16641 0 /*ʔsaːɡs/
16653 0 /*ʔsaːɡs/ 祚原誤衤旁巾箱本不誤
16661 0 /*ʔsaːɡ/ 乍轉註字

Verb[edit]

  1. (chiefly Mandarin) to do, to perform
  2. work
  3. compose, write
  4. act, perform

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana さく, romaji saku)

  1. a work, a production
  2. a crop, a harvest

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(jak, ju) (hangeul , , McCune-Reischauer chak, chu)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tác, tố)

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