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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 29 +2, 4 strokes, cangjie input 水戈戈 (EII), four-corner 17400, composition)

  1. (ancient form of ) claws of birds or other animals
  2. feet
  3. to scratch, to claw
  4. to grasp

References[edit]


Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Small seal script
㕚-oracle.svg 㕚-bronze.svg 㕚-seal.svg

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (18)
Final () (90)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡ʃɣauX/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʈ͡ʂɯauX/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ʃauX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʈ͡ʂaɨwX/
Li
Rong
/t͡ʃauX/
Wang
Li
/t͡ʃauX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʈ͡ʂauX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
zhǎo
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
zhǎo
Middle
Chinese
‹ tsræwX ›
Old
Chinese
/*[ts]ˤ<r>uʔ/
English claw

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

* Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
* Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
* Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
* Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

* Period "." indicates syllable boundary.

Definitions[edit]

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