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U+6578, 數
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6578

[U+6577]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+6579]
See also:

Translingual[edit]

Shinjitai
Simplified
Traditional

Han character[edit]

(radical 66 +11, 15 strokes, cangjie input 中女人大 (LVOK), four-corner 58440, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 475, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 13363
  • Dae Jaweon: page 829, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1474, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+6578

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*ɡ·roː
*roː, *ro
*roː
*ɡ·roː, *ɡ·roːs, *ɡ·roʔ
*ɡ·roː, *ɡ·ro
*roː
*roː
*roː, *ro, *roʔ
*roː
*ɡ·roː
*roː, *ro
*roː
*roː, *roːʔ
*roː, *ro
*roː, *roːʔ, *roʔ
*roː, *ro, *roʔ
*roː, *ro
*roː, *roʔ
*roː
*roː, *roːʔ, *roʔ
*roːʔ, *roʔ
*roːʔ
*roːʔ
*roːʔ, *roʔ
*roːs, *ro
*roːs, *ro
*sloːʔ
*sloːʔ
*sloːʔ, *sroʔ
*ro
*roʔ
*ros
*sroʔ, *sros, *sroːɡ
*klos
*ɡloʔ
*ɡloʔ

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *sroʔ, *sros, *sroːɡ): phonetic (OC *ɡ·roː, *ɡ·ro) + semantic .

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation 1[edit]


Note:
  • só - vernacular;
  • sū - literary, rare.
Note:
  • siàu - vernacular (“to count”);
  • só͘/sò͘ - literary (“to be reckoned as; to criticise”).

  • Dialectal data
Variety Location 數 (錢)
Mandarin Beijing /ʂu²¹⁴/
Harbin /ʂu²¹³/
Tianjin /su¹³/
Jinan /ʂu⁵⁵/
Qingdao /ʂu⁵⁵/
Zhengzhou /ʂuo⁵³/
Xi'an /fu⁵³/
Xining /fv̩⁵³/
Yinchuan /su⁵³/
Lanzhou /fu⁴⁴²/
Ürümqi /ʂu²¹³/
/fu²¹³/
Wuhan /səu⁴²/
Chengdu /su⁵³/
Guiyang /su⁴²/
Kunming /su⁵³/
Nanjing /su²¹²/
Hefei /sʊ²⁴/
Jin Taiyuan /su⁵³/
Pingyao /sz̩ʷ⁵³/
Hohhot /su⁵³/
Wu Shanghai /su³⁵/
Suzhou /səu⁵¹/
Hangzhou /su⁵³/
Wenzhou /sz̩³⁵/
Hui Shexian /su³⁵/
Tunxi /səu³¹/
Xiang Changsha /səu⁴¹/
Xiangtan /səɯ⁴²/
Gan Nanchang /su²¹³/
Hakka Meixian /su³¹/
Taoyuan
Cantonese Guangzhou /sou³⁵/
Nanning /su³⁵/
Hong Kong /sou³⁵/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /sɔ⁵³/
/siau²¹/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /sou²¹²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /su³³/
Shantou (Min Nan) /siau²¹³/
Haikou (Min Nan) /tiau³⁵/

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/3
Initial () (21)
Final () (24)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʃɨoX/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʃioX/
Shao
Rongfen
/ʃioX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʂuə̆X/
Li
Rong
/ʃioX/
Wang
Li
/ʃĭuX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʂi̯uX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
shǔ
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/3
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
shǔ
Middle
Chinese
‹ srjuX ›
Old
Chinese
/*s-roʔ/
English count (v.)

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 # 1/3
No. 8506
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*sroʔ/
Definitions[edit]

  1. to count; to enumerate
  2. to be reckoned as
    /   ―  shǔshǔèr  ―  to be reckoned as first or second; to be one of the best
  3. to criticize; to find fault; to blame
    /   ―  shǔluò  ―  to criticize, to scold
Compounds[edit]

Pronunciation 2[edit]


Note: sù - Taiwan, only used in 數珠.
Note:
  • sṳ - “account; fate”.
Note:
  • sò͘ - literary;
  • siàu - vernacular (“account”).

  • Dialectal data
Variety Location 數 (量)
Mandarin Beijing /ʂu⁵¹/
Harbin /ʂu⁵³/
Tianjin /su⁵³/
Jinan /ʂu²¹/
Qingdao /ʂu⁴²/
Zhengzhou /ʂuo³¹²/
Xi'an /fu⁴⁴/
Xining /fv̩²¹³/
Yinchuan /su¹³/
Lanzhou /fu¹³/
Ürümqi /ʂu²¹³/
/fu²¹³/
Wuhan /səu³⁵/
Chengdu /su¹³/
Guiyang /su²¹³/
Kunming /su²¹²/
Nanjing /su⁴⁴/
Hefei /sʊ⁵³/
Jin Taiyuan /su⁴⁵/
Pingyao /sz̩ʷ³⁵/
Hohhot /su⁵⁵/
Wu Shanghai /su³⁵/
Suzhou /səu⁵¹³/
Hangzhou /su⁴⁴⁵/
Wenzhou /sɤu⁴²/
Hui Shexian /su³²⁴/
Tunxi /səu⁴²/
Xiang Changsha /səu⁵⁵/
Xiangtan /səɯ⁵⁵/
Gan Nanchang /su⁴⁵/
Hakka Meixian /su⁵³/
Taoyuan /su⁵⁵/
Cantonese Guangzhou /sou³³/
Nanning /su³³/
Hong Kong /sou³³/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /sɔ²¹/
/siau²¹/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /sou²¹²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /su³³/
Shantou (Min Nan) /siau²¹³/
Haikou (Min Nan) /to³⁵/
/tiau³⁵/

Rime
Character
Reading # 2/3
Initial () (21)
Final () (24)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʃɨoH/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʃioH/
Shao
Rongfen
/ʃioH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʂuə̆H/
Li
Rong
/ʃioH/
Wang
Li
/ʃĭuH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʂi̯uH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
shù
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 2/3
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
shù
Middle
Chinese
‹ srjuH ›
Old
Chinese
/*s-roʔ-s/
English number (n.)

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 # 2/3
No. 8508
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*sros/
Definitions[edit]

  1. number; figure; amount   (Classifier: )
    /   ―  rénshù  ―  population
  2. (mathematics) number
    /   ―  zhěngshù  ―  integer
  3. (grammar) number
    /   ―  dānshù  ―  singular
  4. several; few
  5. mathematics (one of the Six Arts)
  6. divination
  7. skill
  8. law; rule; regular pattern
  9. legal system
  10. fate; destiny
    /   ―  shù  ―  fate
  11. (Cantonese, Hakka, Min Nan) account
    簿 / 簿 [Cantonese]  ―  sou3 bou6-2 [Jyutping]  ―  account book
Compounds[edit]

Pronunciation 3[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 3/3
Initial () (21)
Final () (10)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʃˠʌk̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʃᵚɔk̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/ʃɔk̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʂaɨwk̚/
Li
Rong
/ʃɔk̚/
Wang
Li
/ʃɔk̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʂɔk̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
shuo
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 3/3
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
shuò
Middle
Chinese
‹ sræwk ›
Old
Chinese
/*s-rok/
English frequently

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 # 3/3
No. 8512
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*sroːɡ/
Definitions[edit]

  1. frequently; repeatedly
    見不鮮 / 见不鲜  ―  shuòjiàn bùxiān  ―  a common occurrence
Compounds[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. fine and closely woven
    /   ―    ―  closely woven net

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(su, sak) (hangeul , , revised su, sak, McCune-Reischauer su, sak, Yale swu, sak)

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Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(số, sộ, sỗ, sổ, xọ)

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