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See also:
U+4E29, 丩
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-4E29

[U+4E28]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+4E2A]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(Kangxi radical 2, +1, 2 strokes, cangjie input 女中 (VL) or XX女中 (XXVL), four-corner 22700, composition𠄌)

Derived characters[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 78, character 21
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 68
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 1, page 49, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+4E29

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Shang Western Zhou Spring and Autumn Warring States Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Bronze inscriptions Chu slip and silk script Qin slip script Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
丩-oracle.svg 丩-bronze.svg 丩-bronze-spring.svg 丩-silk.svg 丩-slip.svg 丩-seal.svg 丩-bigseal.svg


References:

Mostly from Richard Sears' Chinese Etymology site (authorisation),
which in turn draws data from various collections of ancient forms of Chinese characters, including:

  • Shuowen Jiezi (small seal),
  • Jinwen Bian (bronze inscriptions),
  • Liushutong (Liushutong characters) and
  • Yinxu Jiaguwen Bian (oracle bone script).

Pictogram (象形): two entangled ropes – to entangle; to intertwine. Original form of .

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (28)
Final () (136)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kɨu/
Pan
Wuyun
/kiu/
Shao
Rongfen
/kiəu/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kuw/
Li
Rong
/kiu/
Wang
Li
/kĭəu/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ki̯ə̯u/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
jiū
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
gau1
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
jiū
Middle
Chinese
‹ kjiw ›
Old
Chinese
/*k-riw/ (dialect: *k-r- > *kr-)
English twist (v.)

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.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
No. 6925 6926
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2 2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kɯw/ /*krɯw/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. Alternative form of (jiū, “to entangle; to entwine”).
  2. to connect or graft a vine

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. to connect or graft a vine

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gu) (hangeul , revised gu, McCune–Reischauer ku)

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