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See also:
U+7B56, 策
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-7B56

[U+7B55]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+7B57]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 118, +6, 12 strokes, cangjie input 竹木月 (HDB), four-corner 88902, composition)

  1. scheme, plan
  2. to whip
  3. urge

Derived characters[edit]

Related characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 883, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 26009
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1312, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 5, page 2963, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+7B56

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]



  • Dialectal data
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /t͡sʰɤ⁵¹/
Harbin /t͡sʰɤ⁵³/
Tianjin /t͡sʰɤ⁵³/
Jinan /t͡sʰə²¹³/
/ʈ͡ʂʰei²¹³/
Qingdao /t͡sʰə⁵⁵/
/ʈ͡ʂʰe⁵⁵/
Zhengzhou /ʈ͡ʂʰɛ²⁴/
Xi'an /t͡sʰei²¹/
Xining /t͡sʰɨ⁴⁴/
Yinchuan /t͡sʰə/
Lanzhou /ʈ͡ʂʰə¹³/
Ürümqi /t͡sʰɤ²¹³/
/t͡sʰei²¹³/
Wuhan /t͡sʰɤ²¹³/
Chengdu /t͡sʰe³¹/
Guiyang /t͡sʰɛ²¹/
Kunming /t͡sʰə³¹/
Nanjing /t͡sʰəʔ⁵/
Hefei /t͡sʰɐʔ⁵/
Jin Taiyuan /t͡sʰaʔ²/
Pingyao /t͡sʰʌʔ¹³/
Hohhot /t͡sʰaʔ⁴³/
Wu Shanghai /t͡sʰaʔ⁵/
Suzhou /t͡sʰəʔ⁵/
/t͡sʰɑʔ⁵/
Hangzhou /t͡sʰɑʔ⁵/
Wenzhou /t͡sʰa²¹³/
Hui Shexian /t͡sʰɛʔ²¹/
Tunxi /t͡sʰa⁵/
Xiang Changsha /t͡sʰə²⁴/
Xiangtan /t͡sʰæ²⁴/
Gan Nanchang /t͡sʰɛʔ⁵/
Hakka Meixian /t͡sʰet̚¹/
Taoyuan /t͡sʰet̚²²/
Cantonese Guangzhou /t͡sʰak̚³/
Nanning /t͡sʰak̚³³/
Hong Kong /t͡sʰak̚³/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /t͡sʰik̚³²/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /t͡sʰaiʔ²³/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /t͡sʰɛ²⁴/
Shantou (Min Nan) /t͡sʰeʔ²/
Haikou (Min Nan) /sek̚⁵/
/sɛ⁵⁵/

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (19)
Final () (119)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡ʃʰˠɛk̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʈ͡ʂʰᵚæk̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ʃʰɐk̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʈ͡ʂʰəɨjk̚/
Li
Rong
/t͡ʃʰɛk̚/
Wang
Li
/t͡ʃʰæk̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʈ͡ʂʰæk̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
che
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ tsrhɛk ›
Old
Chinese
/*[tsʰ](ˁ)rek/
English tablet, record

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. 1765
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*sʰreːɡ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. plan; scheme; strategy
  2. (literary) to plan; to scheme
  3. to calculate; to estimate
  4. (historical) bamboo or wooden strips used for writing on in ancient China
    Synonyms: (), 簡策简策, 簡冊简册 (jiǎncè)
  5. (historical) a kind of emperor's edict
  6. (historical) a type of essay in ancient China, used in imperial examinations where questions on political or economic affairs were set
  7. (historical) a kind of computing tool in ancient China, on which the multiplication table was written for multiplication, division or extracting the square root during the Qing dynasty
  8. (historical) spur
  9. (literary) to spur; to whip; to urge with a horsewhip
  10. to drive; to urge
  11. number; value
  12. (literary) cane; walking stick
  13. to lean on; to rest on support
  14. (calligraphy) upward horizontal stroke (the fifth of the Eight Principles of Yong)
  15. (Chinese astronomy) This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
  16. A surname​.

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. scheme; plan; policy; step; means

Readings[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Japanese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ja
Kanji in this term
さく
Grade: 6
on’yomi

Middle Chinese

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(さく) (saku

  1. plan; policy
    (しょう)(じき)(けっ)して(さい)(じょう)(さく)ではない。
    Shōjiki wa kesshite saijō no saku de wa nai.
    Honesty is never the best policy.
  2. the fifth of the Eight Principles of Yong

Derived terms[edit]

Hypernyms[edit]

Coordinate terms[edit]

Suffix[edit]

(さく) (-saku

  1. plan, policy

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 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]

(chaek) (hangeul , revised chaek, McCune–Reischauer ch'aek, Yale chayk)

  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]

(sách)

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