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U+53F0, 台
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-53F0

[U+53EF]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+53F1]

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
5 strokes
Japanese
Simplified
Traditional /台

Han character[edit]

(radical 30, +2, 5 strokes, cangjie input 戈口 (IR), four-corner 23600, composition)

Derived characters[edit]

Related characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 172, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3246
  • Dae Jaweon: page 384, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 1, page 575, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+53F0

Chinese[edit]

Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *l̥ʰɯː, *l'ɯː, *l'ɯː, *lɯ): phonetic  + semantic  (mouth).

An alternate variant of (modern form: ) in Chinese bronze inscriptions.

Etymology 1[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“tower; lookout; stage; platform; etc.”).
(This character, , is the simplified and variant traditional form of .)
Notes:

Etymology 2[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“typhoon”).
(This character, , is the simplified form of .)
Notes:

Etymology 3[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“table; desk”).
(This character, , is the simplified form of .)
Notes:

Etymology 4[edit]

simp. and trad.
Wikipedia has an article on:

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2
Initial () (36)
Final () (19)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/jɨ/
Pan
Wuyun
/jɨ/
Shao
Rongfen
/ie/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/jɨ/
Li
Rong
/iə/
Wang
Li
/jĭə/
Bernard
Karlgren
/i/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ yi ›
Old
Chinese
/*lə/
English I, me

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 # 4/4
No. 12298
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*lɯ/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. Original form of (, “happy, pleased”).
  2. I, me
    小子 [Classical Chinese, trad.]
    小子 [Classical Chinese, simp.]
    From: The Book of Documents, circa 4th – 3rd century BCE
    Fēi xiǎozǐ gǎn xíng chēng luàn. [Pinyin]
    It is not I, the little child, who dare to raise a rebellion.
  3. what
  4. A surname​.
Usage notes[edit]

The surname () is different from the surname (Tái). Note that has been simplified to in mainland China.

Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 5[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 2/2
Initial () (6)
Final () (41)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/tʰʌi/
Pan
Wuyun
/tʰəi/
Shao
Rongfen
/tʰɒi/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/tʰəj/
Li
Rong
/tʰᴀi/
Wang
Li
/tʰɒi/
Bernard
Karlgren
/tʰɑ̆i/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
tāi
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/4
No. 12260
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*l̥ʰɯː/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. Used in place names.

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 6[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 2/2
Initial () (6)
Final () (41)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/tʰʌi/
Pan
Wuyun
/tʰəi/
Shao
Rongfen
/tʰɒi/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/tʰəj/
Li
Rong
/tʰᴀi/
Wang
Li
/tʰɒi/
Bernard
Karlgren
/tʰɑ̆i/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
tāi

Definitions[edit]

  1. Used in 三台 (“name of a star”).
  2. historical placename in modern Shandong
    alt. forms: (tái)
  3. (polite, honorific) used to address another person or to describe the actions of another person

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 7[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“mackerel; old person; etc.”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Etymology 8[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. Alternative form of ().
  2. Alternative form of (shǐ).

Japanese[edit]

Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

  1. pedestal
  2. a stand
  3. counter for machines and vehicles
  4. Taiwan

Readings[edit]

As shinjitai kanji of :

As shinjitai/variant kanji of :

As unsimplified kanji :

Compounds[edit]

Counter[edit]

(だい) (-dai

  1. machines, especially vehicles or computers

Suffix[edit]

(だい) (-dai

  1. tables, beds
  2. level, especially of price
  3. period of time in a person's life

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(tae, i, dae) (hangeul , , , revised tae, i, dae, McCune–Reischauer t'ae, i, dae)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

: Hán Việt readings: thai ((thang)(lai)(thiết))[1][2][3], đài ((đoàng)(lai)(thiết))[2][3]
: Nôm readings: thơi[1][2][3][4][5], thai[1][2][3][5], thay[1][2][4][5], hay[1][2], đài[2][4], thài[2], hai[3], đày[4]

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References[edit]