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U+5B56, 孖
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5B56

[U+5B55]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5B57]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 39 +3, 6 strokes, cangjie input 弓木弓木 (NDND), four-corner 17447, composition子)

  1. twins

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 277, character 17
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6941
  • Dae Jaweon: page 545, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1011, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+5B56

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (13) (15)
Final () (19) (19)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡sɨ/ /d͡zɨH/
Pan
Wuyun
/t͡sɨ/ /d͡zɨH/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡sie/ /d͡zieH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/t͡sɨ/ /d͡zɨH/
Li
Rong
/t͡siə/ /d͡ziəH/
Wang
Li
/t͡sĭə/ /d͡zĭəH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡si/ /d͡zʱiH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
No. 17856 17867
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ʔslɯ/ /*zlɯs/

Definitions[edit]

  1. twin
  2. Alternative form of (, “to propagate”).

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


Definitions[edit]

(Cantonese)

  1. twin
    [Cantonese]  ―  maa1 neoi5-2 [Jyutping]  ―  twin girls
  2. conjoined
  3. Classifier for a pair of linked objects.  all nouns using this classifier
    臘腸 / 腊肠 [Cantonese]  ―  jat1 maa1 laap6 coeng4-2 [Jyutping]  ―  a pair of Chinese sausages

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(ja) (hangeul , revised ja, McCune-Reischauer cha)

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