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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  (mouth) – to call out (with one’s mouth).

Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +2, 5 strokes, cangjie input 尸竹口 (SHR), four-corner 17602, composition)

  1. imperial decree
  2. summon

Derived characters[edit]

Widely used as phonetic:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 172, character 7
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3241
  • Dae Jaweon: page 383, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 574, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+53EC

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping ziu6, siu6, Yale jiu6, siu6)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(so, jo) (hangeul [[, ]], revised so, jo, McCune-Reischauer so, cho)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin zhào (zhao4), Wade-Giles chao4)

Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(triệu)

Readings[edit]

  • Nôm : chẹo, chịu, dịu, gieo, giẹo , trẹo, triệu, trĩu, trịu

References[edit]

  • Thiều Chửu : Hán Việt Tự Điển Hà Nội 1942
  • Trần Văn Chánh: Từ Điển Hán Việt NXB Trẻ, Ho Chi Minh Ville, 1999
  • Vũ Văn Kính: Đại Tự Điển Chữ Nôm , NXB Văn Nghệ, Ho Chi Minh Ville, 1999