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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
隹-order.gif

Etymology[edit]

Short tailed bird

Pictogram (象形): a short-tailed bird (e.g. a sparrow). Compare .

The right component should not be confused with 圭, which is 土土 (stacked) – rather, 隹 is shaped like , with an extra 一 stroke. Also, the left component resembles , but this is due to simplification, and is not the etymology.

Han character[edit]

(radical 172 +0, 8 strokes, cangjie input 人土 (OG), X人土 (XOG), four-corner 20214)

  1. short-tailed bird, dove
  2. KangXi radical 172

Usage notes[edit]

This character is not used any more. It appears only as a character component.

Synonyms[edit]

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1364, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 41937
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1867, character 22
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4090, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+96B9
  • 2005, William McNaughton, Reading & Writing Chinese: Simplified Character Edition, edition 2nd Edition, Tuttle, ISBN 978-0804835091, page 12:

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping zeoi1, Yale jeui1)


Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ chui, Guangdong tshwi1 [Meixian], chui1 [Hailu, Kwangtung], tsui1 [Bao'an, Siyan], Hagfa Pinyim zui1)

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(chu) (hangeul , revised chu, McCune-Reischauer ch'u, Yale chwu)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin zhuī (zhui1), Wade-Giles chui1)


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ chui (chui1), TLPA tsui (tsui1), Guangdong zui1)

References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(chuy)