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U+5591, 喑
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5591

[U+5590]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5592]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 30, +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 口卜廿日 (RYTA), four-corner 60061, composition)

  1. the sobbing of infants
  2. cry ceaselessly
  3. mute, dumb

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 198, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3934
  • Dae Jaweon: page 420, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 659, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+5591

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han)
Small seal script
喑-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*qɯːm
*qɯːm
*qɯːm, *qʰaːm, *qʰrɯm
*qɯːm, *qrɯm, *qrɯms
*qɯːmʔ, *qrɯːms
*qɯːmʔ, *qrɯm
*qɯːmʔ, *qɯːb
*qɯːms
*qɯːms
*qrɯːm, *qrɯːmʔ
*qʰrɯm
*qɯm
*qɯm
*qrɯm
*qrɯm
*qrɯms
*kʰrɯb

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/3 2/3 3/3
Initial () (34) (34) (34)
Final () (140) (159) (140)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open Open Open
Division () Chongniu III I Chongniu III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʔˠiɪm/ /ʔʌm/ /ʔˠiɪmH/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʔᵚim/ /ʔəm/ /ʔᵚimH/
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔiem/ /ʔɒm/ /ʔiemH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʔjim/ /ʔəm/ /ʔjimH/
Li
Rong
/ʔjəm/ /ʔᴀm/ /ʔjəmH/
Wang
Li
/ĭĕm/ /ɒm/ /ĭĕmH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʔi̯əm/ /ʔăm/ /ʔi̯əmH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yīn ān yìn
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/3 2/3 3/3
No. 15209 15226 15228
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 1 1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*qɯːm/ /*qrɯm/ /*qrɯms/

Definitions[edit]

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Compounds[edit]

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. to be dumb
  2. the sobbing of infants

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(eum) (hangeul , revised eum, McCune–Reischauer ŭm)

  1. deaf mute
  2. cry ceaselessly

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(ầm)

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