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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, composition)

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.
variant forms

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).

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *b-sej (rhinoceros).

Pronunciation[edit]


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

  • 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
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ sej ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*s.lˁəj/
    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]

    Kanji in this term
    さい
    Jinmeiyō
    on’yomi
    Wikipedia-logo.png
     サイ on Japanese Wikipedia

    From Middle Chinese (sej)

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    (hiragana さい, katakana サイ, rōmaji sai)

    1. a rhinoceros

    Derived terms[edit]

    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

    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

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

    1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    (, tây)

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