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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 60 +7, 10 strokes, cangjie input 竹人人一木 (HOOMD), four-corner 28294, composition)

  1. slowly, quietly, calmly
  2. composed, dignified
  3. A surname​.

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 367, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 10110
  • Dae Jaweon: page 690, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 825, character 14
  • Unihan data for U+5F90

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /ɕy³⁵/
Harbin /ɕy²⁴/
Tianjin /ɕy⁴⁵/
Jinan /ɕy⁴²/
Qingdao /sy⁴²/
Zhengzhou /sy⁴²/
Xi'an /ɕy²⁴/
Xining /ɕy²⁴/
Yinchuan /ɕy⁵³/
Lanzhou /ɕy⁵³/
Ürümqi /ɕy⁵¹/
Wuhan /ɕy²¹³/
Chengdu /ɕy³¹/
Guiyang /ɕi²¹/
Kunming /ɕi³¹/
Nanjing /t͡sʰy²⁴/
Hefei /sz̩ʷ⁵⁵/
Jin Taiyuan /ɕy¹¹/
Pingyao /ɕy¹³/
Hohhot /ɕy³¹/
Wu Shanghai /ʑi¹³/
Suzhou /zi¹³/
Hangzhou /d͡zz̩ʷ²¹³/
Wenzhou /zei³¹/
Hui Shexian /t͡ɕʰy⁴⁴/
Tunxi /t͡sʰi⁴⁴/
Xiang Changsha /si¹³/
Xiangtan /ɕy¹²/
Gan Nanchang /t͡ɕʰy²⁴/
Hakka Meixian /t͡sʰi¹¹/
Taoyuan /t͡sʰi¹¹/
Cantonese Guangzhou /t͡sʰøy²¹/
Nanning /t͡sʰy²¹/
Hong Kong /t͡sʰøy²¹/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /su³⁵/
/t͡sʰi³⁵/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /sy⁵³/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /t͡sy²¹/
Shantou (Min Nan) /t͡sʰɯ⁵⁵/
Haikou (Min Nan) /si³¹/
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (17)
Final: (22)
Tone: Level (Ø)

Openness: Open
Division: III
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: xú
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/zɨʌ/ /ziɔ/ /ziɔ/ /zɨə̆/ /ziɔ/ /zĭo/ /zi̯wo/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ zjo › /*sə.la/ walk slowly

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
15782 0 /*lja/

Definitions[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(seo)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: seo, McCune-Reischauer: sŏ, Yale: se)
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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(chờ, chừa, giờ, từ, thờ, xờ)

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