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U+5FB7, 德
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5FB7

[U+5FB6]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5FB8]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 60 +12, 15 strokes, cangjie input 竹人十田心 (HOJWP), four-corner 24236, composition𢛳)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 371, character 8
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 10243
  • Dae Jaweon: page 698, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 841, character 17
  • Unihan data for U+5FB7

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
alt. forms

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Bamboo and silk script Small seal script
德-oracle.svg 德-bronze.svg 德-silk.svg 德-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*tɯɡs
*dɯɡs, *dɯɡ
*dɯɡs, *djɯɡ
*tʰjɯɡs, *djɯɡ
*tɯːɡ
*tɯːɡ
*tɯɡ
*tʰɯɡ
*dɯɡ
*dɯɡ
*djɯɡ

Etymology[edit]

“virtue; morality; favour”
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“Germany”
Shortening of 德意志 (Déyìzhì), derived from German Deutsch.

Pronunciation[edit]


Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (5)
Final () (131)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/tək̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/tək̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/tək̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/tək̚/
Li
Rong
/tək̚/
Wang
Li
/tək̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/tək̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
de
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ tok ›
Old
Chinese
/*tˤək/
English virtue

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. 17266
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*tɯːɡ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. virtue; morality; ethics
  2. favor; benevolence; kindness
  3. mind; faith; character
  4. Short for 德國德国 (Déguó, “Germany”).

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

Kanji[edit]

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

  1. Kyūjitai spelling of .

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(deok) (hangeul , revised deok, McCune-Reischauer tŏk, Yale tek)

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Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(đức)

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