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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 75 +2, 6 strokes, cangjie input 竹十木 (HJD), four-corner 25900, composition丿)

  1. cinnabar, vermilion
  2. used as a surname

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 509, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14424
  • Dae Jaweon: page 893, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1154, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+6731

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (朱), 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/ dwarf
zhū ‹ tsyu › /*to/ red

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
17569 0 /*tjo/ 甲金文木中加劃表樹榦(本戴侗說),株初文

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. vermilion
  2. cinnabar
  3. scarlet
  4. red
  5. bloody

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana あけ, romaji ake)

  1. crimson

(hiragana あか, romaji aka)

  1. Alternative form of

(hiragana しゅ, romaji shu)

  1. vermilion

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(chu, cho, chẩu, chõ, chau, châu, choa)

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