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See also:
U+7573, 畳
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-7573

[U+7572]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+7574]

Translingual[edit]

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified

Etymology[edit]

Japanese shinjitai Simplified from (). In current form + .

Han character[edit]

(radical 102, +7, 12 strokes, cangjie input 田月月一 (WBBM), four-corner 60107, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 764, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 21875
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): not present, would follow volume 4, page 2544, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+7573

Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“to fold; to fold up; to fold over in layers; to pile up; to be piled up; etc.”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Japanese[edit]

Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

Readings[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
たたみ
Grade: S
kun’yomi
Alternative spelling
(kyūjitai)

From 畳む (tatamu, to fold, verb)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(たたみ) (tatami (kyūjitai )

  1. tatami; a tatami mat
  2. repeat, duplicate
  3. repetitious

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
じょう
Grade: S
on’yomi
Alternative spelling
(kyūjitai)

From Middle Chinese (dep, to fold)

Counter[edit]

(じょう) (-jōでふ (defu)? (kyūjitai )

  1. tatami mats
  2. units of area as measured in tatami mats
Usage notes[edit]

The size of tatami traditionally differs between regions in Japan. See w:Tatami#Size for more detail.

Etymology 3[edit]

Kanji in this term
たとう
Grade: S
Irregular
Alternative spelling
(kyūjitai)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(たとう) (tatōたたう (tatau)? (kyūjitai )

  1. Clipping of 畳紙 (tatōgami).

See also[edit]