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U+342C, 㐬
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-342C

[U+342B]
CJK Unified Ideographs Extension A
[U+342D]

Translingual[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • This character appears differently when it is used as a character component placed on the right (see derived characters below):
    • In mainland China (based on Xin Zixing character form), Japanese kanji, Korean hanja and Vietnamese Nôm, the upper component 𠫓 is written (4 strokes) while the bottom right stroke is written with an ending hook which is the historical form found in the Kangxi Dictionary.
    • In Taiwan and Hong Kong (based on Big5 character form), the upper component 𠫓 is written (3 strokes) while the bottom right stroke is written without the ending hook.

Han character[edit]

(radical 8, +5, 7 strokes, cangjie input 卜戈竹山 (YIHU), four-corner 00212, composition𠫝(GJ) or ⿳丿(T))

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]


Chinese[edit]

Glyph origin[edit]

Pictogram (象形): a newborn baby, shown upside down. The upper portion is an inverted . The three lower lines represent amniotic fluid or hair, the latter interpretation thought almost certainly incorrect by Henshall.[1] The interpretation as fluid is supported by the comparison of and , originally variants of one another. (Note that the oracle bone form of 子 also depicted hair.)(Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

Etymology 1[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“wasteland, desert; uncultivated”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Etymology 2[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“not; no; etc.”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Etymology 3[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“a watery waste; to reach”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Etymology 4[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“fringes of pearls on crowns”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Etymology 5[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 𠫓 (“to dash forward; to stick out; etc.”).
(This character, , is a variant form of 𠫓.)

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(ryu)

  • Eumhun:
    • Sound (hangeul): (revised: ryu, McCune–Reischauer: ryu, Yale: lyu)
    • Name (hangeul): 깃발 (revised: gitbal, McCune–Reischauer: kitpal, Yale: kispal)
  1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
    1. ^ Henshall, Kenneth G. (1998). A Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters (2nd ed.). Singapore: Tuttle Publishing. p. 124. →ISBN