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U+4F7C, 佼
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-4F7C

[U+4F7B]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+4F7D]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 9 +6, 8 strokes, cangjie input 人卜金大 (OYCK), four-corner 20248, composition)

  1. beautiful, handsome, good-looking

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 101, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 570
  • Dae Jaweon: page 213, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 152, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+4F7C

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character



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 (large seal) and
  • Xu Jiaguwen Bian (oracle bone script).
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*keːws, *kreːwʔ
*pʰreːws
*kreːw
*kreːw
*kreːw, *kreːwʔ, *ɡreːwʔ
*kreːw
*kreːw
*kreːw
*kreːw, *ŋɡreːwʔ, *qreːw
*kreːw, *kreːwʔ, *kreːws
*kreːw, *kreːwʔ, *ɡreːwʔ
*kreːw, *qʰreːws, *ɡreːws
*kreːwʔ
*kreːwʔ
*kreːwʔ, *ɡreːw
*kreːwʔ, *ɡreːw
*kreːws, *ɡreːws
*kreːws
*kʰreːw
*kʰreːw
*kʰraːw
*ŋɡreːwʔ
*ɡreːw
*ɡreːw
*ɡreːws
*ɡreːws
*ɡreːws
*keːwʔ
*keːwʔ
*keːwʔ
*qeːws
*pqreːwɢ

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/3 2/3 3/3
Initial () (28) (33) (28)
Final () (90) (90) (90)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Rising (X) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open Open Open
Division () II II II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kˠau/ /ɦˠauX/ /kˠauX/
Pan
Wuyun
/kᵚau/ /ɦᵚauX/ /kᵚauX/
Shao
Rongfen
/kau/ /ɣauX/ /kauX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kaɨw/ /ɦaɨwX/ /kaɨwX/
Li
Rong
/kau/ /ɣauX/ /kauX/
Wang
Li
/kau/ /ɣauX/ /kauX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kau/ /ɣauX/ /kauX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
jiāo xiào jiǎo
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/3 2/3 3/3
No. 6304 6310 6327
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2 2 2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kreːw/ /*kreːwʔ/ /*ɡreːwʔ/

Definitions[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gyo) (hangeul , revised gyo, McCune-Reischauer kyo)

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