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U+5B99, 宙
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5B99

[U+5B98]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5B9A]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 40, +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 十中田 (JLW), four-corner 30602, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 283, character 17
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 7108
  • Dae Jaweon: page 559, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 2, page 921, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+5B99

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (11)
Final () (136)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɖɨuH/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɖiuH/
Shao
Rongfen
/ȡiəuH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɖuwH/
Li
Rong
/ȡiuH/
Wang
Li
/ȡĭəuH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ȡʱi̯ə̯uH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
zhòu
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
zau6
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 15519
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*l'ɯwɢs/

Definitions[edit]

  1. (obsolete, except in 宇宙) infinite time
  2. (geology) eon

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. mid-air

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese (MC ɖɨuH).

Historical readings

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [t͡ɕu(ː)]
  • Phonetic hangeul: [(ː)]
    • Long vowel distinction only applies at the initial position. Most speakers no longer distinguish vowel length at any position.

Hanja[edit]

Korean Wikisource has texts containing the hanja:

Wikisource

(eumhun (jip ju))

  1. Hanja form? of (infinite time in 우주 (宇宙, uju, “space”)).
  2. Hanja form? of (house; ridgepole; pillar).

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: trụ

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