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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  + 𣆪

Han character[edit]

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

  1. thick
  2. substantial
  3. greatly

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]

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simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 匣 (33)
Final: 侯
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 胡口切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦəuX/ /ɣə̯uX/ /ɣuX/ /ɦəuX/ /ɦəwX/ /ɣəuX/ /ɣəuX/
Character (厚), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: 匣 (33)
Final: 侯
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 胡遘切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦəuH/ /ɣə̯uH/ /ɣuH/ /ɦəuH/ /ɦəwH/ /ɣəuH/ /ɣəuH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
hòu ‹ huwX › /*Cə.[ɡ]ˤ(r)oʔ/ 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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
5176 0 /*ɡoːʔ/
5177 0 𠋫 /*ɡoːs/

Adjective[edit]

  1. thick

Antonyms[edit]

  • (“thin”)

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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