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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  ‎(tree) +  ‎(water) – the resin (liquid) from a tree, used to make varnish.

Han character[edit]

(radical 75 +7, 11 strokes, cangjie input 木人水 (DOE), four-corner 40232, composition𠆢)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 527, character 17
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14818
  • Dae Jaweon: page 916, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1217, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+687C

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: (14)
Final: (48)
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Openness: Open
Division: III
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: qi
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡sʰiɪt̚/ /t͡sʰit̚/ /t͡sʰjet̚/ /t͡sʰit̚/ /t͡sʰiĕt̚/ /t͡sʰĭĕt̚/ /t͡sʰi̯ĕt̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ tshit › /*[tsʰ]i[t]/ varnish

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
9927 2 /*sʰiɡ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. varnish tree (Toxicodendron vernicifluum)
  2. lacquer, varnish, paint

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]