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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Bronze inscriptions Bamboo and silk script Small seal script
宵-bronze.svg 宵-silk.svg 宵-seal.svg

Han character[edit]

(radical 40 +7, 10 strokes, cangjie input 十火月 (JFB), four-corner 30227, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 286, character 15
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 7168
  • Dae Jaweon: page 566, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 932, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+5BB5

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (16)
Final () (91)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/siᴇu/
Pan
Wuyun
/siɛu/
Shao
Rongfen
/sjæu/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/siaw/
Li
Rong
/siɛu/
Wang
Li
/sĭɛu/
Bernard
Karlgren
/si̯ɛu/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
xiāo
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
xiāo
Middle
Chinese
‹ sjew ›
Old
Chinese
/*[s]ew/
English night, evening

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. 13740
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*sew/

Definitions[edit]

  1. night, evening

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. evening (after sun set)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(so) (hangeul , McCune-Reischauer so)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tiêu)

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