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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script
肖-bronze.svg 肖-bigseal.svg 肖-seal.svg

Han character[edit]

(radical 130 +3, 7 strokes, cangjie input 火月 (FB), four-corner 90227, composition)

  1. look like, resemble, be like

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 973, character 25
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 29263
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1425, character 20
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2045, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+8096

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (16)
Final () (91)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/siᴇuH/
Pan
Wuyun
/siɛuH/
Shao
Rongfen
/sjæuH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/siawH/
Li
Rong
/siɛuH/
Wang
Li
/sĭɛuH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/si̯ɛuH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
xiào
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
xiāo xiào
Middle
Chinese
‹ sjew › ‹ sjewH ›
Old
Chinese
/*[s]ew/ /*[s]ew-s/
English disappear resemble

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 # 1/2 2/2
No. 13754 13755
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2 2
Corresponding
MC rime
𥬇
Old
Chinese
/*slew/ /*slews/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

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Usage notes[edit]

Also xiāo, is often used instead of ().


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tiếu, tiêu)

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