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U+563C, 嘼
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-563C

[U+563B]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+563D]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 30, +12, 15 strokes, cangjie input 口口田一口 (RRWMR), composition𠮛)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 207, character 33
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 4279
  • Dae Jaweon: page 430, character 28
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 1, page 683, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+563C

Chinese[edit]

Glyph origin[edit]

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Historical forms of the character
Shang Western Zhou Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
嘼-oracle.svg 嘼-bronze.svg 嘼-seal.svg 嘼-bigseal.svg

Pictogram (象形). Very deformed. The traditional (and incorrect) etymology says that 嘼 originally was a pictogram of an animal, with being the ears, (simplified to ) being the head, and (simplified to 𠮛) being the tail.

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Etymology 2[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“to raise; to rear”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Etymology 3[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“beast, animal; bestial”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

  • On (unclassified): きゅう (kyū); (ku); ちゅう (chū)
  • Kun: やしなう (yashinau)

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(eum (hyu))

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