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U+820C, 舌
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-820C

[U+820B]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+820D]

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
6 strokes
Stroke order
舌-order.gif

Alternative forms[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 135, +0, 6 strokes, cangjie input 竹十口 (HJR), four-corner 20604, composition(GJKV) or ⿱(HT))

  1. Kangxi radical #135, .

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1006, character 22
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 30277
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1463, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 5, page 2941, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+820C

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp. #

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Shang Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Oracle bone script Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
舌-oracle.svg 舌-seal.svg 舌-bigseal.svg

Pictogram (象形) – a forked tongue emerging upwards from a mouth ().

Etymology 1[edit]

From (OC *ɦljeʔ, “to lick”) + *-t (nominal suffix for natural objects), literally “licker” (Schuessler, 2007).

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • chi̍h - vernacular;
  • sia̍t - literary.
  • Wu
  • Xiang

    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 2/2
    Initial () (27)
    Final () (81)
    Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () III
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /ʑiᴇt̚/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /ʑiɛt̚/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /ʑjæt̚/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /ʑiat̚/
    Li
    Rong
    /d͡ʑiɛt̚/
    Wang
    Li
    /d͡ʑĭɛt̚/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /d͡ʑʰi̯ɛt̚/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    shé
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    shé
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ zyet ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*mə.lat/
    English tongue

    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 # 2/2
    No. 11220
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    2
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*ɦbljed/

    Definitions[edit]

    1. (anatomy) tongue
    2. tongue-shaped object
    3. clapper of a bell
    4. A surname​.
    Synonyms[edit]

    Compounds[edit]

    Etymology 2[edit]

    For pronunciation and definitions of – see 𠯑 (“to block the mouth”).
    (This character, , is a variant form of 𠯑.)

    Japanese[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    (grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

    1. tongue
    2. reed of a woodwind (musical instrument)
    3. clapper of a bell

    Readings[edit]

    Compounds[edit]


    Kanji in this term
    した
    Grade: 6
    kun’yomi

    Etymology[edit]

    From Old Japanese, from Proto-Japonic *sita.

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    (した) (shita

    1. tongue
      Synonym: べろ (bero)

    References[edit]

    1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
    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

    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (seol) (hangeul , McCune–Reischauer sŏl, Yale sel)

    1. tongue

    Kunigami[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    (hiragana しちゃー, romaji shichā)

    1. tongue

    Miyako[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    (hiragana すだ, romaji suda)

    1. tongue

    Okinawan[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    (hiragana しちゃ, romaji shicha)

    1. tongue

    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    (thiệt, thịt)

    1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

    Yaeyama[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    (hiragana しぃたー, romaji sïtā)

    1. tongue

    Yonaguni[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    (hiragana った, romaji tta)

    1. tongue