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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 44 +2, 5 strokes, cangjie input 尸大弓 (SKN), four-corner 77217, composition)

  1. end of spine, sacrum
  2. buttocks

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 300, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 7634
  • Dae Jaweon: page 595, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 965, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+5C3B

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

Note: This character is used as a substitute for Min Nan kha, which may be etymologically unrelated.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (29)
Final () (89)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kʰɑu/
Pan
Wuyun
/kʰɑu/
Shao
Rongfen
/kʰɑu/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kʰaw/
Li
Rong
/kʰɑu/
Wang
Li
/kʰɑu/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kʰɑu/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
kāo
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
kāo
Middle
Chinese
‹ khaw ›
Old
Chinese
/*[k]ʰˤu/
English rump

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. 6935
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kʰuː/

Noun[edit]

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Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. buttocks
  2. phonetic borrowing (no meaning) from Ainu シㇼ ‎(sir, place, island)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

  • 尻尾 (しっぽ, shippo)
  • 奥尻島 (おくしりとう, Okushiri-tō, Okushiri Island from Ainu Iku Sir)
  • 利尻島 (りしりとう, Rishiri-tō)

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana しり, romaji shiri)

  1. behind; the end
  2. the rear portion of the body; ass, buttock
  3. the bottom or underside of an object
Usage notes[edit]

Usually this is used with the polite prefix 御- ‎(o-), as お尻.

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

wisarapi > wisaraɸi > wisarawi > isarai.

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana いさらい, romaji isarai, historical hiragana ゐさらひ)

  1. ass, butt

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(go) (hangeul , revised go, McCune-Reischauer ko)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(khào)

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