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U+626D, 扭
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-626D

[U+626C]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+626E]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(Kangxi radical 64, +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 手弓土 (QNG), four-corner 57015, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 418, character 16
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 11826
  • Dae Jaweon: page 765, character 14
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 3, page 1845, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+626D

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp. #

Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *nuʔ, *tnuʔ): semantic (hand) + phonetic (OC *n̥ʰuʔ).

Pronunciation[edit]


Note: láu - 磱 is used in the Mainland.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (12) (9)
Final () (136) (136)
Tone (調) Rising (X) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɳɨuX/ /ʈɨuX/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɳiuX/ /ʈiuX/
Shao
Rongfen
/niəuX/ /ȶiəuX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɳuwX/ /ʈuwX/
Li
Rong
/niuX/ /ȶiuX/
Wang
Li
/nĭəuX/ /ȶĭəuX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ni̯ə̯uX/ /ȶi̯ə̯uX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
niǔ zhǒu
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
nau5 zau2
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
No. 1518 1525
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*nuʔ/ /*tnuʔ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. to turn around
  2. to twist; to wrench
    瓶蓋瓶盖  ―  pínggài niǔ bù kāi  ―  unable to open a bottle cap
    毛巾 [Cantonese, trad.]
    毛巾 [Cantonese, simp.]
    nau2 gon1 di1 tiu4 mou4 gan1 laa1 [Jyutping]
    wring the towel drier
  3. to sprain
    腳踝脚踝  ―  bǎ jiǎohuái niǔ shāng le  ―  to have sprained my angle
    𰈍 [Cantonese]  ―  nau2 can1 tiu4 jiu1 [Jyutping]  ―  sprained my back
  4. to swing (one's body)
    屁股  ―  niǔ pìgǔ  ―  to shake one's butt
    走路  ―  niǔniǔ de zǒulù  ―  to walk with a rolling gait
  5. to seize; to grapple with
  6. crooked; not straight

Synonyms[edit]

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. turn
  2. twist
  3. wrench
  4. seize
  5. grasp

Readings[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

: Hán Nôm readings: nữu

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