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U+5915, 夕
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5915

[U+5914]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5916]
See also:

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
夕-bw.png
Stroke order
夕-order.gif

Etymology[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Bamboo and silk script Large seal script Small seal script
夕-oracle.svg 夕-bronze.svg 夕-silk.svg 夕-bigseal.svg 夕-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*ljaːɡ
*ljaːɡ
*ljaːɡ

Pictogram (象形) Picture of the moon crescent.

References[edit]

  • Richard Sears (accessed 2014-02-24), “夕”, in Chinese Etymology[1] (in English/Mandarin)

Han character[edit]

(radical 36 +0, 3 strokes, cangjie input 弓戈 (NI), four-corner 27200)

  1. evening, night, dusk
  2. slanted
  3. Kangxi radical #36, (evening).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 246, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 5749
  • Dae Jaweon: page 487, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 859, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+5915

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • si̍t/se̍k - literary;
  • sia̍h/siā - vernacular.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (17)
Final () (123)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ziᴇk̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/ziɛk̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/ziæk̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ziajk̚/
Li
Rong
/ziɛk̚/
Wang
Li
/zĭɛk̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/zi̯ɛk̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ zjek ›
Old
Chinese
/*s-ɢAk/
English evening, night

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
Reading # 1/1
No. 13227
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ljaːɡ/

Noun[edit]

  1. night; evening; dusk
Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

  • in CEDICT on MDBG

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 1 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. evening

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana ゆう, romaji , historical hiragana ゆふ)

  1. evening

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(seok, sa)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul): ,  (revised: seok, sa, McCune-Reischauer: sŏk, sa, Yale: sek, sa)
  • Name (hangeul): 저녁 (Yale: cenyeksek)
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Okinawan[edit]

Kanji[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with mainland Japanese ().

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana ゆー, romaji )

  1. night, evening

Derived terms[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tịch)

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