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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)

  1. chirping of birds, insects, etc.
  2. make an uproar or clamour

Derived terms[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]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Bronze inscriptions Bamboo and silk script Large seal script Small seal script
喿-bronze.svg 喿-silk.svg 喿-bigseal.svg 喿-seal.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 .
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Etymology 2[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(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