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Character
Unicode name CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5340
Code point U+5340
Entity number 區
Unicode block CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+533F] [U+5341]
See also:

Translingual[edit]

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

Etymology[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Bamboo and silk script Large seal script Small seal script
區-oracle.svg 區-bronze.svg 區-silk.svg 區-bigseal.svg 區-seal.svg

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  +  ‎(three men)

Many people (品) hide in 匸

Han character[edit]

(radical 23 +9, 11 strokes, cangjie input 尸口口口 (SRRR), four-corner 71716, composition)

  1. area, district, region, ward
  2. a surname

Derived characters[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 155, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 2691
  • Dae Jaweon: page 348, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 87, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+5340

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: (29)
Final: (24)
Tone: Level (Ø)

Openness: Closed
Division: III
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: qū
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/kʰɨo/ /kʰio/ /kʰio/ /kʰuə̆/ /kʰio/ /kʰĭu/ /kʰi̯u/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
10605 0 /*kʰo/

Noun[edit]

  1. area, district, region, ward

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: (34)
Final: (137)
Tone: Level (Ø)

Openness: Open
Division: I
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: ōu
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʔəu/ /ʔəu/ /ʔəu/ /ʔəw/ /ʔu/ /əu/ /ʔə̯u/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
ōu ‹ ʔuw › /*qˤ(r)o/ (a measure)

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
10584 0 /*qoː/

Proper noun[edit]

  1. A surname​.

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(gu, u) (hangeul , , revised gu, u, McCune-Reischauer ku, u)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(khu, khù, au, âu)

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