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U+808B, 肋
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-808B

[U+808A]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+808C]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 130 +2, 6 strokes, cangjie input 月大尸 (BKS), four-corner 74227, composition)

  1. ribs
  2. chest

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 973, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 29239
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1424, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2043, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+808B

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Small seal script
肋-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*rɯːɡ
*rɯːɡ
*rɯːɡ
*rɯːɡ, *rɯɡ
*rɯːɡ
*rɯːɡ, *rɯɡ
*rɯːɡ
*rɯːɡ, *rɯɡ
*rɯːɡ
*rɯːɡ
*rɯɡ
*rɯɡ
*rɯɡ

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (37)
Final () (131)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/lək̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/lək̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/lək̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/lək̚/
Li
Rong
/lək̚/
Wang
Li
/lək̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/lək̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
lèi
Middle
Chinese
‹ lok ›
Old
Chinese
/*[r]ˤək/
English rib

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. 7845
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*rɯːɡ/

Definitions[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
あばら
Jinmeiyō
kun'yomi

By extension from , 荒ら(abara), "loosely spaced with sizable gaps", itself possibly related to the root ばら(bara), "scattered".

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana あばら, romaji abara)

  1. short for 肋骨(abarabone): rib (body part)

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
ばら
Jinmeiyō
kun'yomi

Shortened from あばら(abara).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana ばら, katakana バラ, romaji bara)

  1. short for 肋肉(baraniku): rib (meat, generally beef or pork)
Usage notes[edit]

This word is more often spelled in hiragana as ばら or in katakana as バラ.

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(reuk>neuk) (hangeul >, revised reuk>neuk, McCune-Reischauer rŭk>nŭk, Yale luk>nuk)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(lặc)

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