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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 66 +7, 11 strokes, cangjie input 戈水人大 (IEOK), four-corner 48140, composition)

  1. save, rescue, relieve
  2. help, aid

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 471, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 13221
  • Dae Jaweon: page 823, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1460, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+6551

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (28)
Final () (136)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kɨuH/
Pan
Wuyun
/kiuH/
Shao
Rongfen
/kiəuH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kuwH/
Li
Rong
/kiuH/
Wang
Li
/kĭəuH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ki̯ə̯uH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
jiù
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
jiù
Middle
Chinese
‹ kjuwH ›
Old
Chinese
/*s.k(r)u-s/
English help, save

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. 10559
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kus/

Verb[edit]

  1. to save; to rescue; to help

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(gu) (hangeul , revised gu, McCune-Reischauer ku, Yale kwu)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(cứu)

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