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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Pictogram (象形): a reptile, like but with a large head.

Originally referred to a type of reptile. The character was later borrowed for a more abstract word and a phonetic added, producing the traditional form . The simplified form removes 隹.

Han character[edit]

(radical 142 +3, 9 strokes, cangjie input 口中一戈 (RLMI))

  1. although, even if

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 1077, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 32842
  • Dae Jaweon: page 409, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2835, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+867D

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Jyutping seoi1, Yale seui1)

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Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin suī (sui1), Wade-Giles sui1)

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Compounds[edit]