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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 9 +6, 8 strokes, cangjie input 人竹十木 (OHJD), four-corner 25290, composition)

  1. dwarf
  2. small, little, tiny

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 102, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 592
  • Dae Jaweon: page 216, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 148, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+4F8F

Chinese[edit]

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simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Initial: 章 (23)
Final: 虞
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 章俱切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ɕɨo/ /t͡ɕi̯u/ /t͡ɕio/ /t͡ɕio/ /cuə̆/ /t͡ɕĭu/ /t͡ɕio/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
zhū ‹ tsyu › /*to/ 侏儒 zhūrú 'dwarf'

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
17570 0 /*tjo/

Definitions[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana しゅ, romaji shu)

  1. actor
  2. supporting post

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(ju) (hangeul , revised ju, McCune-Reischauer chu)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(thù)

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