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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 (Liushutong characters) and
  • Yinxu 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 1[edit]



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

Definitions[edit]

  1. outstanding
    佼佼  ―  jiǎojiǎozhě  ―  outstanding figure
  2. handsome; beautiful; good-looking
  3. Alternative form of (jiǎo, “cunning; sturdy”).
  4. A surname​.

Compounds[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Pronunciation 2[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/3
Initial () (28)
Final () (90)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kˠau/
Pan
Wuyun
/kᵚau/
Shao
Rongfen
/kau/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kaɨw/
Li
Rong
/kau/
Wang
Li
/kau/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kau/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
jiāo
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/3
No. 6304
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kreːw/

Definitions[edit]

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Compounds[edit]

Pronunciation 3[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. . (Jiyun)
  2. . (Jiyun)

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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