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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 119 +8, 14 strokes, cangjie input 火木卜人十 (FDYOJ), four-corner 90948)

  1. pure
  2. unadulterated
  3. select

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 909, character 39
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 26987
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1335, character 31
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3152, character 22
  • Unihan data for U+7CB9

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /t͡sʰuei⁵¹/
Harbin /t͡sʰuei⁵³/
Tianjin /t͡sʰuei⁵³/
Jinan /t͡sʰuei²¹/
Qingdao /t͡sʰue⁴²/
Zhengzhou /t͡sʰuei³¹²/
Xi'an /t͡sʰuei⁴⁴/
Xining /t͡sʰuɨ²¹³/
Yinchuan /t͡sʰuei¹³/
Lanzhou /t͡sʰuei¹³/
Ürümqi /t͡sʰuei²¹³/
Wuhan /t͡sʰei³⁵/
Chengdu /t͡sʰuei¹³/
Guiyang /suei²¹³/
Kunming /t͡sʰuei²¹²/
Nanjing /t͡sʰuəi⁴⁴/
Hefei /t͡sʰe⁵³/
Jin Taiyuan /t͡sʰuei⁴⁵/
Pingyao
Hohhot /t͡sʰuei⁵⁵/
Wu Shanghai /t͡sʰø³⁵/
Suzhou /ze̞³¹/
Hangzhou /sz̩ʷei⁴⁴⁵/
Wenzhou /zai²²/
Hui Shexian /t͡ɕʰye³²⁴/
Tunxi /t͡sʰe⁴²/
Xiang Changsha /t͡sʰei⁵⁵/
Xiangtan /t͡sʰəi⁵⁵/
Gan Nanchang /t͡sʰui²¹³/
Hakka Meixian /t͡sʰui⁵³/
Taoyuan /sui⁵⁵/
Cantonese Guangzhou /søy²²/
Nanning /t͡sʰui³³/
Hong Kong /søy²²/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /sui²¹/
/t͡sʰui²¹/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /t͡suɔi²⁴²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /t͡sʰo³³/
Shantou (Min Nan) /t͡sui³⁵/
Haikou (Min Nan) /sui³⁵/
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (16)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/siuɪH/ /swiH/ /suiH/ /sʷiH/ /swiH/ /swiH/ /sjuɪH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
17951 2 /*suds/

Adjective[edit]

  1. pure

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(su) (hangeul , revised su, McCune-Reischauer su, Yale swu)

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