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U+7280, 犀
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-7280

[U+727F]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+7281]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 93 +8, 12 strokes, cangjie input 尸水竹手 (SEHQ) or 尸卜卜手 (SYYQ), four-corner 77251)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 701, character 14
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 20045
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1114, character 23
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1815, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+7280

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*rniːd
*sliːl
*l'il
*l'il

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *sliːl): phonetic (OC *mɯlʔ) + semantic (ox).

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • se - literary;
  • sai - vernacular.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (16)
Final () (39)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/sei/
Pan
Wuyun
/sei/
Shao
Rongfen
/sɛi/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/sɛj/
Li
Rong
/sei/
Wang
Li
/siei/
Bernard
Karlgren
/siei/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ sej ›
Old
Chinese
/*s.lˤəj/
English rhinoceros

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. 13345
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
西
Old
Chinese
/*sliːl/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. rhinoceros
  2. sharp, hard, well-tempered (as metal)

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

Readings[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Japanese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ja
Kanji in this term
さい
Jinmeiyō
on'yomi

From Middle Chinese (sej)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana さい, katakana サイ, romaji sai)

  1. a rhinoceros

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(seo) (hangeul , revised seo, McCune-Reischauer sŏ, Yale se)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(, tây)

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