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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Pictogram (象形) – a woman with a headdress. Cognate to with on top. However, modern form is graphically  +  – the headdress has simplified to 立, rather than 辛.

Han character[edit]

(radical 38 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 卜廿女 (YTV), four-corner 00404, composition)

  1. concubine

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 257, character 39
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6147
  • Dae Jaweon: page 523, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1040, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+59BE

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping cip3, Yale chip3)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(cheop) (hangeul , revised cheop, McCune-Reischauer ch'ŏp)

  1. 작은마누라 (jagEun-manura) concubine

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin qiè (qie4), Wade-Giles ch'ieh4)

Noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin qiè)

  1. concubine

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(thiếp, thê)

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