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U+5915, 夕
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5915

[U+5914]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5916]

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
3 strokes
Stroke order
夕-order.gif

Han character[edit]

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

  1. Kangxi radical #36, .

Derived characters[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.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Shang Western Zhou Warring States Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Chu Slip and silk script Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
夕-oracle.svg 夕-bronze.svg 夕-silk.svg 夕-seal.svg 夕-bigseal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*ljaːɡ
*ljaːɡ
*ljaːɡ

Pictogram (象形) — moon crescent.

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/

Definitions[edit]

  1. night; evening; dusk

Compounds[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

  • () ("rising sun")

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 1 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. evening

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana ゆう, rōmaji , 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]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with mainland Japanese ().

Pronunciation[edit]

Kanji[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana ゆー, romaji )

  1. night, evening

Derived terms[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tịch)

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