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Translingual[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (hair) + phonetic . Note that 須 also has meaning of “whiskers”, hence reinforces sense of “hair, whiskers”.

Han character[edit]

(radical 190 +12, 22 strokes, cangjie input 尸竹竹竹金 (SHHHC), four-corner 72286)

  1. beard, whiskers
  2. whisker-like

Synonyms[edit]

  • (whiskers):

Related characters[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1456, character 38
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 45580
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1988, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4535, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+9B1A

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping sou1, Yale sou1)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana ひげ, romaji hige)

  1. mustache; beards; whiskers

Synonyms[edit]

  • (ひげ, hige)

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin (xu1), Wade-Giles hsü1)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tu, tua)