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U+6628, 昨
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6628

[U+6627]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+6629]

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
9 strokes

Han character[edit]

(radical 72 +5, 9 strokes, cangjie input 日人尸 (AOS), four-corner 68011, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 493, character 14
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 13847
  • Dae Jaweon: page 857, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1502, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+6628

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han)
Small seal script
昨-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*ʔsaːɡs, *ʔsaːɡs, *ʔsaːɡ
*ʔsraːʔ
*ʔsraːʔ
*ʔsraːʔ, *zraːʔ
*ʔsraːɡs
*ʔsraːɡs, *zraːɡ, *ʔsreːɡ
*ʔsraːɡs, *zaːɡ, *ʔsraːɡ
*ʔsraːɡs
*ʔr'aːɡs, *zreːb
*zraːɡs
*ʔsraːnʔ
*sʰaːɡs, *zaːɡ
*zaːɡs
*zaːɡs
*zaːɡs
*zaːɡs, *zaːɡ
*zaːɡs, *zaːɡ
*ʔsaːɡ, *ʔsraːɡ
*ʔsaːɡ, *zaːɡ
*zaːɡ
*zaːɡ
*zaːɡ
*zaːɡ
*zaːɡ, *zraːɡ
*zaːɡ
*zaːɡ
*zaːɡ, *zreːɡ, *zaɡ
*ʔr'aːɡ, *ʔsraːɡ
*ʔsraːɡ
*ʔsraːɡ
*zraːɡ
*zraːɡ

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • cho̍k - literary;
  • cho̍h/chǎ/chā - vernacular.
  • Wu

  • Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Initial () (15)
    Final () (103)
    Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () I
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /d͡zɑk̚/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /d͡zɑk̚/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /d͡zɑk̚/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /d͡zak̚/
    Li
    Rong
    /d͡zɑk̚/
    Wang
    Li
    /d͡zɑk̚/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /d͡zʱɑk̚/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    zuó
    Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    zuó
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ dzak ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*[dz]ˤak/
    English yesterday

    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. 16664
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    0
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*zaːɡ/

    Definitions[edit]

    1. yesterday
    2. in former times, past

    Compounds[edit]


    Japanese[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    (grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

    1. yesterday; last, past (day, week, month, year, etc.)

    Readings[edit]

    Compounds[edit]


    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (jak) (hangeul , revised jak, McCune-Reischauer chak, Yale cak)

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    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    (tạc)

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