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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Multiple origins. One form is a descendant of ; another is a pictograph of a bent arm, which later evolved into ; another is a pictograph of a cocoon, which eventually became . Also occurs as a corruption of , as in , from

厶
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Han character[edit]

(radical 28 +0, 2 strokes, cangjie input 女戈 (VI), X女戈 (XVI), four-corner 20730)

  1. private, secret
  2. KangXi radical 28

Descendants[edit]

Derived characters[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Similar strokes occur in various Chinese characters, where they often represent a stylized tail, as in (beast) and (demon).

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 163, character 20
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3057
  • Dae Jaweon: page 371, character 25
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 383, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+53B6

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping mau5, si1, Yale mau5, si1)


Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ sṳ, Guangdong se1 [Meixian], sii1, meu1 [Hailu], su1 [Bao'an])

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(sa) (hangeul , revised sa, McCune-Reischauer sa)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin (si1), mǒu (mou3), Wade-Giles ssu1)


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA mó (mo2), su (su1), Guangdong mo3, sy1)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(khư)

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