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U+6D41, 流
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6D41

[U+6D40]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+6D42]

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
9 strokes

Han character[edit]

(radical 85, +7, 10 strokes, cangjie input 水卜戈山 (EYIU), four-corner 34113, composition)

Derived characters[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 623, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17572
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1019, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1631, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+6D41

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*ru
*ru
*ru
*ru
*ru
*ru

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ru): semantic  + phonetic .

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • lâu - vernacular;
  • liû - literary.
  • Wu

  • Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Initial () (37)
    Final () (136)
    Tone (調) Level (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () III
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /lɨu/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /liu/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /liəu/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /luw/
    Li
    Rong
    /liu/
    Wang
    Li
    /lĭəu/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /li̯ə̯u/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    liú
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    liú
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ ljuw ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*ru/
    English flow (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 # 1/1
    No. 8335
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    1
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*ru/
    Notes

    Definitions[edit]

    1. to flow
      地震梁山壅河 [Classical Chinese, trad. and simp.]
      From: 春秋繁露
      Dìzhèn, Liángshān bēng, yōnghé, sān rì bù liú. [Pinyin]
      The earth trembled, and Mount Liang collapsed. It blocked a river which did not flow for three days.
        ―  liúhàn  ―  to sweat
      /   ―  liúlèi  ―  to cry
    2. to drift; to wander
    3. class; grade
    4. current; flow; stream (of water or other fluid)
    5. trend
    6. Short for 流明 (liúmíng).

    Compounds[edit]


    Japanese[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    (grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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    Readings[edit]

    Compounds[edit]


    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (ryu>yu) (hangeul >)

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    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    (lưu)

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