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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 120 +8, 14 strokes, cangjie input 女火十大日 (VFJKA), four-corner 24960, composition)

  1. end of thread
  2. thread

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 929, character 29
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 27632
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1367, character 22
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3408, character 14
  • Unihan data for U+7DD2

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping seoi5, Yale seui5)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(seo) (hangeul , revised seo, McCune-Reischauer sŏ, Yale se)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin (xu4), Wade-Giles hsü4)

Noun[edit]

(traditional, Pinyin , simplified )

  1. beginning
    绪言 preface, 绪论 introduction
  2. mental sate
    情绪 mood
  3. clue
    端绪
  4. thread

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tự)