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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 27 +7, 9 strokes, cangjie input 一日弓木 (MAND), four-corner 71247, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 161, character 26
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 2949
  • Dae Jaweon: page 368, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 72, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+539A

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
alt. forms

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script
厚-oracle.svg 厚-bronze.svg 厚-bigseal.svg 厚-seal.svg

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  + 𣆪.

Pronunciation[edit]



  • Dialectal data
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /xou⁵¹/
Harbin /xou⁵³/
Tianjin /xou⁵³/
Jinan /xou²¹/
Qingdao /xou⁴²/
Zhengzhou /xou³¹²/
Xi'an /xou⁴⁴/
Xining /xɯ²¹³/
Yinchuan /xəu¹³/
Lanzhou /xou¹³/
Ürümqi /xɤu²¹³/
Wuhan /xəu³⁵/
Chengdu /xəu¹³/
Guiyang /xəu²¹³/
Kunming /xəu²¹²/
Nanjing /xəɯ⁴⁴/
Hefei /xɯ⁵³/
Jin Taiyuan /xəu⁴⁵/
Pingyao /xəu³⁵/
Hohhot /xəu⁵⁵/
Wu Shanghai /ɦɤ²³/
Suzhou /ɦɤ³¹/
Hangzhou /ɦei¹³/
Wenzhou /gau³⁵/
/ɦau³⁵/
Hui Shexian /xiu³⁵/
Tunxi /ɕiu²⁴/
Xiang Changsha /xəu⁵⁵/
/xəu¹¹/
Xiangtan /ɦəɯ²¹/
Gan Nanchang /hɛu²¹/
Hakka Meixian /heu⁵³/
Taoyuan /heu⁵⁵/
Cantonese Guangzhou /hɐu²³/
Nanning /hɐu²⁴/
Hong Kong /hɐu¹³/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /hɔ²²/
/kau²²/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /kɑu²⁴²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /ke⁴²/
/xe⁴⁴/
Shantou (Min Nan) /kau³⁵/
Haikou (Min Nan) /hɔu³³/
/hɔu³⁵/
/kau³³/

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (33) (33)
Final () (137) (137)
Tone (調) Rising (X) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () I I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɦəuX/ /ɦəuH/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɦəuX/ /ɦəuH/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɣəuX/ /ɣəuH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɦəwX/ /ɦəwH/
Li
Rong
/ɣuX/ /ɣuH/
Wang
Li
/ɣəuX/ /ɣəuH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ɣə̯uX/ /ɣə̯uH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
hòu hòu
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
hòu
Middle
Chinese
‹ huwX ›
Old
Chinese
/*Cə.[ɡ]ˤ(r)oʔ/
English thick

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 # 1/2 2/2
No. 5176 5177
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
𠋫
Old
Chinese
/*ɡoːʔ/ /*ɡoːs/

Definitions[edit]

  1. thick
  2. large; substantial; deep
  3. rich; strong
  4. generous; kind
  5. thickness; depth
  6. greatly

Antonyms[edit]

  • (báo, “thin”)

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. thick
  2. heavy
  3. kind

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

‎(hiragana あつし, romaji Atsushi)

  1. A male given name

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hậu)

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