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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 47 +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 女女田木 (VVWD), four-corner 32904, composition)

  1. birds' nests
  2. nest
  3. to build a nest
  4. dwell

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 324, character 17
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 8696
  • Dae Jaweon: page 625, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1098, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+5DE2

Chinese[edit]

nest
simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (巢), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: 崇 (20)
Final: 肴
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 鉏交切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/d͡ʒɣau/ /ɖ͡ʐʱau/ /d͡ʒau/ /ɖ͡ʐɯau/ /ɖ͡ʐaɨw/ /d͡ʒau/ /d͡ʒau/
Character (巢), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: 崇 (20)
Final: 肴
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 士稍切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/d͡ʒɣauH/ /ɖ͡ʐʱauH/ /d͡ʒauH/ /ɖ͡ʐɯauH/ /ɖ͡ʐaɨwH/ /d͡ʒauH/ /d͡ʒauH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
cháo ‹ dzraew › /*[dz]ˤraw/ nest

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
1295 1 /*zraːw/
1300 1 /*zraːws/ 士原誤爲七依校本

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

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Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(sào)

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