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U+55BF, 喿
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-55BF

[U+55BE]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+55C0]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 30, +10, 13 strokes, cangjie input 口口口木 (RRRD) or X口口口木 (XRRRD), four-corner 60904, composition)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 201, character 16
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 4029
  • Dae Jaweon: page 424, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 667, character 15
  • Unihan data for U+55BF

Chinese[edit]

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Western Zhou Warring States Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Bronze inscriptions Chu Slip and silk script Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
喿-bronze.svg 喿-silk.svg 喿-seal.svg 喿-bigseal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*ʔsaːwʔ
*ʔslaːwʔ
*ʔsaːwʔ
*ʔsaːwʔ, *saːw, *sʰaw
*ʔsaːws
*ʔsaːws
*sʰaːw, *sʰaːws
*sʰaːw, *sʰaw
*sʰaːwʔ
*sʰaːws
*zaːw, *sʰaw
*saːw, *saːws
*saːw
*saːwʔ, *saːws
*saːws
*saːws
*saːws
*saːws
*ʔsawʔ, *ʔseːwʔ
*soːwʔ, *srow

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (three birds) +  (tree).

Etymology 1[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“be noisy; chirp loudly”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Etymology 2[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“shovel”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. chirping of birds

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(so) (hangeul , revised so, McCune–Reischauer so)

  1. chirping of birds