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U+59CA, 姊
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-59CA

[U+59C9]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+59CB]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 38 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 女中X竹 (VLXH), four-corner 40427, composition𠂔)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 258, character 15
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6164
  • Dae Jaweon: page 523, character 20
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1032, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+59CA

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
alt. forms
𡛷

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*ʔsiʔ
*ʔsiʔ
*sʰi
*ʔsriʔ, *ʔsrɯʔ
*ʔsrɯʔ
*zrɯʔ
*zrɯʔ

Pronunciation[edit]


Note: The 'jiě' reading is more commonly used in Taiwan Guoyu..
Note:
  • chír/chú - literary;
  • chí/ché - vernacular.
  • Wu

  • Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Initial () (13)
    Final () (19)
    Tone (調) Rising (X)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () III
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /t͡sɨX/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /t͡sɨX/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /t͡sieX/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /t͡sɨX/
    Li
    Rong
    /t͡siəX/
    Wang
    Li
    /t͡sĭəX/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /t͡siX/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ tsijX ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*[ts][i]jʔ/
    English older sister

    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. 17870
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    2
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    𡛷
    Old
    Chinese
    /*ʔsiʔ/

    Definitions[edit]

    1. elder sister
      姊妹 (zǐmèi, “sisters”)

    See also[edit]

    Compounds[edit]


    Japanese[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    (uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (ja) (hangeul )

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    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    (tỉ, tỷ, chị)

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