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U+7C2B, 簫
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-7C2B

[U+7C2A]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+7C2C]
See also:

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 118 +12, 18 strokes, cangjie input 竹中X (HLX), four-corner 88227, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 900, character 32
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 26560
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1326, character 16
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3023, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+7C2B

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.
alt. forms

𪛕
𪛖

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*sɯːw
*sɯːw
*sɯːw
*sɯːw, *sɯwɢ
*sɯːw
*sɯːw, *sɯwɢ
*sɯːw, *sɯwɢ
*sɯːwɢs
*sɯːwɢs
*sɯːwɢs
*sɯwɢs
*sɯwɢs
*sɯwɢ
*sɯwɢ
*sɯwɢ
*sɯwɢ
*sɯwɢ

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (16)
Final () (93)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/seu/
Pan
Wuyun
/seu/
Shao
Rongfen
/seu/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/sɛw/
Li
Rong
/seu/
Wang
Li
/sieu/
Bernard
Karlgren
/sieu/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
xiāo
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
xiāo
Middle
Chinese
‹ sew ›
Old
Chinese
/*sˤiw/
English pan-pipe

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. 12113
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*sɯːw/

Noun[edit]

  1. xiao, a vertical, notched, end-blown bamboo flute used since ancient times in Chinese traditional and classical music (also called 洞簫洞箫 (dòngxiāo))
  2. a musical instrument like pan-pipes (also called 排簫排箫 (páixiāo))

Proper noun[edit]

  1. A surname​: Xiao

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Japanese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ja
Kanji in this term
しょう
Hyōgaiji
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese (sew, xiao (Chinese flute)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana しょう, romaji shō, historical hiragana せう)

  1. xiao (Chinese flute)

Usage notes[edit]

Synonymous with the longer phrase 簫の笛(shō no fue, literally shō flute).[1] However, given the rarity of this kanji in writing, and the large number of possible single-kanji terms pronounced as shō in Japanese, this longer term that specifies (flute) is used to clarify and disambiguate.

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(so) (hangeul , revised so, McCune-Reischauer so, Yale so)

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Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tiêu, tiu)

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