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U+5A44, 婄
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5A44

[U+5A43]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5A45]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 38, +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 女卜廿口 (VYTR), four-corner 40461, composition)

  1. (Cantonese) soft, weak
  2. to soak
  3. unreliable

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 264, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6388
  • Dae Jaweon: page 530, character 25
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1061, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+5A44

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*bɯːʔ, *bɯːʔ
*bɯːʔ
*bɯːʔ, *bɯʔ, *bɯː, *bɯːɡ
*bruː, *poːʔ, *bɯ, *bɯ
*pʰoːʔ, *pʰoʔ
*pʰɯʔ, *bɯʔ, *bɯː
*pʰɯs, *bɯːɡ
*bɯ
*pʰɯʔ, *pʰl'oːs
*boːʔ, *boːʔ, *boːʔ, *boːʔ
*boːʔ, *bɯː
*boːʔ
*boːʔ, *bɯ, *bo
*pɯʔ, *pʰoʔ, *qɯːɡ
*pʰɯ, *pʰɯː
*bɯ, *broːŋʔ, *bɯː
*bɯ
*bɯː
*bɯː
*bɯː
*bɯːs

Pronunciation[edit]


Rime
Character
Reading # 1/3 2/3 3/3
Initial () (3) (3) (2)
Final () (42) (137) (137)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Rising (X) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Closed Open Open
Division () I I I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/buʌi/ /bəuX/ /pʰəuX/
Pan
Wuyun
/buoi/ /bəuX/ /pʰəuX/
Shao
Rongfen
/buɒi/ /bəuX/ /pʰəuX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/bwəj/ /bəwX/ /pʰəwX/
Li
Rong
/buᴀi/ /buX/ /pʰuX/
Wang
Li
/buɒi/ /bəuX/ /pʰəuX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/bʱuɑ̆i/ /bʱə̯uX/ /pʰə̯uX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
péi bòu pǒu
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/3 2/3 3/3
No. 9842 9851 9867
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*pʰɯʔ/ /*bɯʔ/ /*bɯː/

Definitions[edit]

  1. to soak
  2. unreliable
  3. (Cantonese) soft, weak

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]