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Translingual[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Pictogram (象形):  (hair) +  (head) – a head with hair on its side – whiskers. Originally a single picture (oracle, bronze), abstracted in seal script to a compound.

Han character[edit]

(radical 181 +3, 12 strokes, cangjie input 竹竹一月金 (HHMBC), four-corner 21286, composition)

  1. must, have to, necessary
  2. moment
  3. whiskers

Synonyms[edit]

  • (whiskers):

Derived characters[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1399, character 23
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 43352
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1916, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4358, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+9808

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping seoi1, Yale seui1)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(su) (hangeul , revised su, McCune-Reischauer su, Yale swu)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin róng (rong2), (xu1), Wade-Giles jung2, hsü1)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tu, tua, dũng)