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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 47 +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 女女田木 (VVWD), four-corner 32904, composition)

  1. birds' nests

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 324, character 17
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 8696
  • Dae Jaweon: page 625, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1098, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+5DE2

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (20) (20)
Final () (90) (90)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () II II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/d͡ʒˠau/ /d͡ʒˠauH/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɖ͡ʐᵚau/ /ɖ͡ʐᵚauH/
Shao
Rongfen
/d͡ʒau/ /d͡ʒauH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɖ͡ʐaɨw/ /ɖ͡ʐaɨwH/
Li
Rong
/d͡ʒau/ /d͡ʒauH/
Wang
Li
/d͡ʒau/ /d͡ʒauH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ɖ͡ʐʱau/ /ɖ͡ʐʱauH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
cháo zhào
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
cháo
Middle
Chinese
‹ dzræw ›
Old
Chinese
/*[dz]ˤraw/
English nest

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 # 1/2 2/2
No. 1295 1300
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*zraːw/ /*zraːws/
Notes

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

  1. nest
Compounds[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

  1. A surname​.

Etymology 2[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

  1. (Cantonese) wrinkled; wrinkly
Compounds[edit]

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for nameskyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

  1. nest
  2. living quarter in tree

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(so) (hangeul , McCune-Reischauer so)

  1. nest
  2. living quarter in tree

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(sào)

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