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U+4E47, 乇
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-4E47

[U+4E46]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+4E48]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 4, 丿+2, 3 strokes, cangjie input 竹心 (HP), four-corner 20714, composition丿)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 82, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 120
  • Dae Jaweon: page 165, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 1, page 32, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+4E47

Chinese[edit]

Glyph origin[edit]

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

Etymology 1[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]



BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
zhé
Middle
Chinese
‹ træk ›
Old
Chinese
/*tˁrak/
English plant leaves

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 # 1/1
No. 16928
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ʔr'aːɡ/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. grass leaf

Etymology 2[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“to entrust; to commit to someone's care; etc.”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Etymology 3[edit]

simp. and trad.

Borrowed from English torr.

Pronunciation[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. (obsolete) torr
See also[edit]
  • (tuō) (current glyph)

Etymology 4[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. (Min Dong) thing; stuff
Synonyms[edit]

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. to depend on
  2. to entrust with

Readings[edit]

  • Go-on: ちゃく (chaku)
  • Kan-on: たく (taku)

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(tak) (hangeul , revised tak, McCune–Reischauer t'ak, Yale thak)

  1. to request
  2. leaf