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U+6A4B, 橋
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6A4B

[U+6A4A]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+6A4C]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 75 +12, 16 strokes, cangjie input 木竹大月 (DHKB), four-corner 42927, composition)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 553, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 15526
  • Dae Jaweon: page 941, character 17
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1292, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+6A4B

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.
Wikipedia has articles on:
(Written Standard Chinese?)
Bridge (English)

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
橋-seal.svg 橋-bigseal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*krew
*krew, *krewʔ, *ɡrew
*krew, *kʰrew
*krew
*krew, *ɡrew
*krew, *ɡrew
*krew, *ɡrew
*krew
*krew, *krewʔ
*krewʔ
*krewʔ
*krewʔ
*krewʔ, *ɡrew
*krewʔ, *kʰews
*krewʔ, *kʰew, *ɡrew, *kewɢ, *ɡewɢ
*kʰew
*kʰrew
*kʰrew, *ɡrew
*ɡew
*ɡrew
*ɡrew
*ɡrew
*ɡrew, *qʰrew
*ɡrew, *ɡrews
*ɡrews
*qʰrew
*kewɢ

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ɡrew): semantic  (wood) + phonetic  (OC *krew, *ɡrew).

Pronunciation[edit]


Note: kiu4-2 - "idea".
Note:
  • kiâu - literary;
  • kiô - vernacular.
  • Wu

  • Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Initial () (30)
    Final () (92)
    Tone (調) Level (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () Chongniu III
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /ɡˠiᴇu/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /ɡᵚiɛu/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /ɡiæu/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /giaw/
    Li
    Rong
    /ɡjɛu/
    Wang
    Li
    /ɡĭɛu/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /gi̯ɛu/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    qiáo
    Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    qiáo
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ gjew ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*[ɡ](r)aw/
    English bridge

    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. 10351
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    2
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*ɡrew/

    Definitions[edit]

    1. bridge (over a river)
      /   ―  qiáoliáng  ―  bridge
    2. bridge-like object: footbridge; beam; crosspiece
    3. (Cantonese) idea
    4. A surname​.

    Compounds[edit]


    Japanese[edit]

    Japanese Wikipedia has an article on:
    Wikipedia ja

    Kanji[edit]

    (grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

    Readings[edit]

    Compounds[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    Kanji in this term
    はし
    Grade: 3
    kun’yomi

    /pasi//ɸasi//hasi/

    From Old Japanese, originally indicating either the area between two things, or a connection between two things.[1]

    Cognate with (hashi, stairs from a garden up to the house), both cognate with root hasa indicating the narrow area between two things, as in 狭間 (narrow gap between two things, classical hasama, modern hazama) or 挟む (hasamu, to put between two things that are close together, to squeeze between two things).[1] Cognate also with root hoso indicating the narrowness of a thing itself, as in 細い (hosoi, narrow, slender), 細める (hosomeru, to narrow something, to make something narrow).

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    (hiragana はし, rōmaji hashi)

    1. that which is constructed to connect two points for the purpose of transportation: a bridge
    2. a bridge-like walkway or corridor between two buildings in a manor, palace, castle, or similar structure
    3. a person who acts as a bridge between different people: a mediator, a go-between

    Synonyms[edit]

    References[edit]

    1. 1.0 1.1 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
    2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
    3. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
    4. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
    5. 5.0 5.1 Yoshinori Kobayashi, Kojisho Ongi Shūsei 1: Shin'yaku Kegonkyō Ongi Shiki (in Japanese), Kyūko Shoin (published 1978; original text from 794), →ISBN.

    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (gyo) (hangeul , McCune-Reischauer kyo, Yale kyo)

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    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    (kiều, cầu, kéo, kèo)

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