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U+5957, 套
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5957

[U+5956]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5958]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 37, +7, 10 strokes, cangjie input 大尸一戈 (KSMI), four-corner 40731, composition)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 252, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 5926
  • Dae Jaweon: page 514, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 540, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+5957

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
variant forms
𡘷
⿱大长 second round simplified

Glyph origin[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (large) +  (long) – long. It is later borrowed for the “cover” sense and has now lost its original meaning.

Etymology 1[edit]

Cognate with (OC *l̥ʰuː); probably cognate with and (OC *tʰuːb).

Pronunciation[edit]



Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 2/2
No. 12376
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*tʰaːws/

Definitions[edit]

  1. to cover with
  2. case; cover; wrapper; envelope
  3. to overlap
  4. set; suit
  5. knot
  6. to harness
  7. harness
  8. trick; trap
  9. Classifier for a set of objects (books, furniture, rooms, etc).all nouns using this classifier
  10. (colloquial) condom
Synonyms[edit]
Dialectal synonyms of 避孕套 (“condom”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 避孕套安全套保險套
Mandarin Beijing 避孕套兒套兒套套
Taiwan 保險套衛生套套套
Xi'an 避孕套
Chengdu 避孕套
Kunming 避孕套
Malaysia 如意套
Singapore 如意套
Cantonese Guangzhou 避孕套
Hong Kong 避孕套安全套
Hakka Meixian 避孕套
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 保險套保險落
Hsinchu (Hailu) 保險落
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 保險套
Min Nan Taipei sak-khuh保險套
Chaozhou 避孕套
Wu Shanghai 避孕套套子
Xiang Changsha 避孕套

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (6)
Final () (89)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/tʰɑuX/
Pan
Wuyun
/tʰɑuX/
Shao
Rongfen
/tʰɑuX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/tʰawX/
Li
Rong
/tʰɑuX/
Wang
Li
/tʰɑuX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/tʰɑuX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
tǎo
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/2
No. 12375
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*tʰaːw/

Definitions[edit]

  1. long

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(tu, to) (hangeul , , revised tu, to, McCune–Reischauer t'u, t'o, Yale thwu, tho)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(sáo, thạo)

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