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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 竹大口月口 (HKRBR), four-corner 20227, composition ⿱⿵)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 200, character 22
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3990
  • Dae Jaweon: page 422, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 656, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+55AC

Chinese[edit]

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simp.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: (28)
Final: (92)
Tone: Level (Ø)

Openness: Open
Division: Chongniu III
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: jiāo
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/kɣiᴇu/ /kɯiɛu/ /kiæu/ /kiaw/ /kjɛu/ /kĭɛu/ /ki̯ɛu/
Character (), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: (30)
Final: (92)
Tone: Level (Ø)

Openness: Open
Division: Chongniu III
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: qiáo
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/ɡɣiᴇu/ /ɡɯiɛu/ /ɡiæu/ /giaw/ /ɡjɛu/ /ɡĭɛu/ /gi̯ɛu/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
qiáo ‹ gjew › /*[N-k](r)aw/ high, tall

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
10332 2 /*krew/
10350 2 /*ɡrew/

Definitions[edit]

  1. tall, lofty
  2. proud, stately

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(gyo) (hangeul , revised gyo, McCune-Reischauer kyo)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(kiều)

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