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U+4FEE, 修
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-4FEE

[U+4FED]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+4FEF]
See also:

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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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
*l̥ʰɯːw
*ʔl'ɯːwʔ, *l̥ʰɯːws
*l̥ʰɯːw, *l'ɯːwɢ
*l'ɯːw
*l'ɯːw
*l'ɯːw
*l'ɯːw
*l'ɯːw
*l'ɯːws
*slɯːw, *hljɯwɢ
*slɯːwʔ
*slɯːwʔ
*slɯw
*slɯw
*slɯw
*slɯwʔ
*lɯw
*lɯw
*lɯw
*l̥ʰɯːwɢ
*l'ɯːwɢ
*hljɯwɢ
*hljɯwɢ
*hljɯwɢ
*hljɯwɢ

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *slɯw):  + .

Han character[edit]

(radical 9 +7 in Chinese, 人+8 in Japanese, in Chinese 9 strokes, in Japanese 10 strokes, cangjie input 人中人竹 (OLOH), four-corner 28222, composition ⿰⿰ (G) or ⿰⿰ (TJKV))

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 106, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 721
  • Dae Jaweon: page 225, character 13
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 159, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+4FEE

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
alt. forms

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (16)
Final () (136)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/sɨu/
Pan
Wuyun
/siu/
Shao
Rongfen
/siəu/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/suw/
Li
Rong
/siu/
Wang
Li
/sĭəu/
Bernard
Karlgren
/si̯ə̯u/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
xiū
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
xiū
Middle
Chinese
‹ sjuw ›
Old
Chinese
/*s-liw/
English adorn

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. 15475
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*slɯw/

Definitions[edit]

  1. to decorate, to embellish
  2. to repair, to mend
  3. to study, to cultivate
  4. tall; slim

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. discipline
  2. conduct oneself well
  3. study
  4. master

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

‎(hiragana おさむ, romaji Osamu)

  1. A male given name

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(su) (hangeul , revised su, McCune-Reischauer su, Yale swu)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tu, khương)

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