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U+59D0, 姐
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-59D0

[U+59CF]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+59D1]

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
0 strokes

Han character[edit]

(radical 38, +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 女月一 (VBM), four-corner 47410, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 258, character 27
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6172
  • Dae Jaweon: page 524, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 2, page 1036, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+59D0

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
姐-seal.svg 姐-bigseal.svg

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ʔsjaːʔ): semantic  (woman) + phonetic  (OC *sʰjaːʔ, *ʔsa).

Pronunciation 1[edit]


Note:
  • chiá - literary;
  • ché - vernacular.
  • Wu

    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Initial () (13)
    Final () (100)
    Tone (調) Rising (X)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () III
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /t͡siaX/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /t͡siaX/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /t͡siaX/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /t͡siaX/
    Li
    Rong
    /t͡siaX/
    Wang
    Li
    /t͡sĭaX/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /t͡si̯aX/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    jiě
    Zhengzhang system (2003)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    No. 10376
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    0
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*ʔsjaːʔ/

    Definitions[edit]

    1. elder sister
      姐姐  ―  jiějiě  ―  elder sister
        ―  jiěmèi  ―  sisters
    2. woman; lady; madame
        ―  xiǎojiě  ―  young lady, Miss
    3. (dialectal) mother
    Synonyms[edit]

    Compounds[edit]

    Descendants[edit]

    • Thai: เจ๊ (jée, older sister) / เจ้ (jêe, older sister) (said by Chinese race; now more general)

    Pronunciation 2[edit]


    Definitions[edit]

    1. (archaic) Alternative form of (, “pampered; spoiled”).

    Japanese[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    (uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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    Readings[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    (あね) (ane

    1. Alternative form of

    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (jeo) (hangeul )

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    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    (thư, tỉ, tả)

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