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U+5AC2, 嫂
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5AC2

[U+5AC1]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5AC3]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 38, +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 女竹X水 (VHXE), four-corner 47447, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 268, character 34
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6603
  • Dae Jaweon: page 536, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 2, page 1066, character 18
  • Unihan data for U+5AC2

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp. #

Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *suːwʔ): semantic (woman) + phonetic (OC *suːʔ)

Etymology 1[edit]


Note:
  • so2 - vernacular;
  • sao2 - literary.
  • Wu

  • Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Initial () (16)
    Final () (89)
    Tone (調) Rising (X)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () I
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /sɑuX/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /sɑuX/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /sɑuX/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /sawX/
    Li
    Rong
    /sɑuX/
    Wang
    Li
    /sɑuX/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /sɑuX/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    sǎo
    Expected
    Cantonese
    Reflex
    sou2
    Zhengzhang system (2003)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    No. 12065
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    1
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*suːwʔ/

    Definitions[edit]

    1. sister-in-law (older brother's wife)
    2. friend's wife

    Compounds[edit]

    Descendants[edit]

    • Thai: ซ้อ (sɔ́ɔ)
    • Tagalog: inso

    Etymology 2[edit]

    Transliteration of English soc.

    Definitions[edit]

    1. (Hong Kong Cantonese) university society

    References[edit]


    Japanese[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    (uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

    1. elder brother's wife

    Readings[edit]


    Korean[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Middle Chinese (MC sɑuX). Recorded as Middle Korean 수〯 (Yale: swu) in Hunmong Jahoe (訓蒙字會 / 훈몽자회), 1527.

    Hanja[edit]

    Korean Wikisource has texts containing the hanja:

    Wikisource

    (eumhun 형수 (hyeongsu su))

    1. Hanja form? of (sister-in-law; elder brother's wife).

    Compounds[edit]

    References[edit]

    • 국제퇴계학회 대구경북지부 (國際退溪學會 大邱慶北支部) (2007). Digital Hanja Dictionary, 전자사전/電子字典. [1]

    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    : Hán Nôm readings: tẩu, dâu

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