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U+785D, 硝
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-785D

[U+785C]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+785E]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

Stroke order
12 strokes

(radical 112, +7, 12 strokes, cangjie input 一口火月 (MRFB), four-corner 19627, composition)

  1. saltpeter, niter
  2. to tan

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 830, character 15
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 24201
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1246, character 16
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 4, page 2433, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+785D

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *sew): semantic  (stone) + phonetic  (OC *slew, *slews)

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (16)
Final () (91)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/siᴇu/
Pan
Wuyun
/siɛu/
Shao
Rongfen
/sjæu/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/siaw/
Li
Rong
/siɛu/
Wang
Li
/sĭɛu/
Bernard
Karlgren
/si̯ɛu/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
xiāo
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 13742
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*sew/

Definitions[edit]

  1. (inorganic chemistry) saltpetre, niter
  2. to tan

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. saltpeter, niter, the mineral form of potassium nitrate (KNO3).

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(cho) (hangeul , revised cho, McCune–Reischauer ch'o, Yale cho)

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