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U+53B6, 厶
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-53B6

[U+53B5]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+53B7]
See also: , , , , , and

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
厶-order.gif

Etymology[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Bronze inscriptions Bamboo and silk script Large seal script Small seal script
厶-bronze.svg 厶-silk.svg 厶-bigseal.svg 厶-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*sil
*sil

Multiple origins. One form is a descendant of ; another is a pictograph of a bent arm, which later evolved into ; another is a pictograph of a cocoon, which eventually became . Also occurs as a corruption of , as in , from

Han character[edit]

(radical 28 +0, 2 strokes, cangjie input 女戈 (VI) or X女戈 (XVI), four-corner 20730)

  1. private, secret
  2. Kangxi radical #28, (private).

Descendants[edit]

Derived characters[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Similar strokes occur in various Chinese characters, where they often represent a stylized tail, as in (beast) and (demon).

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 163, character 20
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3057
  • Dae Jaweon: page 371, character 25
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 383, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+53B6

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (16)
Final () (15)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/siɪ/
Pan
Wuyun
/si/
Shao
Rongfen
/sjɪ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/si/
Li
Rong
/si/
Wang
Li
/si/
Bernard
Karlgren
/si/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 11950
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*sil/

Definitions[edit]

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References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(khư)

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