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U+5B87, 宇
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5B87

[U+5B86]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5B88]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 40, +3, 6 strokes, cangjie input 十一木 (JMD), four-corner 30401, composition)

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 282, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 7067
  • Dae Jaweon: page 551, character 22
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 2, page 911, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+5B87

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ɢʷaʔ): semantic  (house) + phonetic  (OC *ɢʷa)

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (35)
Final () (24)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɦɨoX/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɦioX/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɣioX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɦuə̆X/
Li
Rong
/ɣioX/
Wang
Li
/ɣĭuX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/i̯uX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ hjuX ›
Old
Chinese
/*[ɢ]ʷ(r)aʔ/
English eaves

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. 15719
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɢʷaʔ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. house; building, structure
  2. eaves
  3. universe

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 6
on’yomi

From Middle Chinese (MC ɦɨoX).

Pronunciation[edit]

Counter[edit]

() (-u

  1. Counter for buildings, roofs, etc.

Affix[edit]

() (u

  1. eaves; roof; house; building
  2. the whole world; universe
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

(さかい) (Sakai

  1. A female given name

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(u) (hangeul , revised u, McCune–Reischauer u)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(, , thủy)

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