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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 72 +5, 9 strokes, cangjie input 日尸竹口 (ASHR), four-corner 67062, composition)

  1. bright, luminous
  2. illustrious

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 493, character 22
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 13855
  • Dae Jaweon: page 858, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1504, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+662D

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (23)
Final: (91)
Tone: Level (Ø)

Openness: Open
Division: III
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: zhāo
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡ɕiᴇu/ /t͡ɕiɛu/ /t͡ɕjæu/ /ciaw/ /t͡ɕiɛu/ /t͡ɕĭɛu/ /t͡ɕi̯ɛu/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
zhāo ‹ tsyew › /*taw/ bright

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
2127 2 /*tjew/

Definitions[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. shining

Readings[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

‎(hiragana あきら, romaji Akira)

  1. A male given name

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(so, jo) (hangeul , , revised so, jo, McCune-Reischauer so, cho, Yale so, co)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(chiu, chiêu)

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