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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 5 +7, 8 strokes, cangjie input 月木山 (BDU), four-corner 22410, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 84, character 17
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 190
  • Dae Jaweon: page 171, character 22
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 55, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+4E73

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *s-nəw.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (38)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ȵɨoX/ /ȵʑi̯uX/ /ȵioX/ /ȵioX/ /ȵuə̆X/ /ȵʑĭuX/ /ȵʑioX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ nyuX › /*noʔ/ milk; nipple

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
10868 0 /*njoʔ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. breast, nipples
  2. milk
  3. to suckle

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
ちち
Grade: 6
kun'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana ちち, romaji chichi)

  1. milk
  2. breast

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 6
kun'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana , romaji chi)

  1. milk
  2. breast

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(yu) (hangeul , revised yu, McCune-Reischauer yu)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(nhũ, , nhú, nhỗ)

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