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U+83A0, 莠
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-83A0

[U+839F]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+83A1]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 140 +7, 13 strokes, cangjie input 廿竹木尸 (THDS), four-corner 44227, composition)

  1. weeds, tares
  2. undesirable, evil

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1034, character 22
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 31065
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1494, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3220, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+83A0

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Large seal script Small seal script
莠-bigseal.svg 莠-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*l̥ʰoːs, *hljuɡ
*luʔ
*luʔ
*luʔ, *slus, *lus
*luʔ, *slus
*slus
*slus

Pronunciation[edit]


Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (36)
Final () (136)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/jɨuX/
Pan
Wuyun
/jiuX/
Shao
Rongfen
/iəuX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/juwX/
Li
Rong
/iuX/
Wang
Li
/jĭəuX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/i̯ə̯uX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yǒu
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
yǒu
Middle
Chinese
‹ yuwX ›
Old
Chinese
/*[l]uʔ/
English weeds

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. 13930
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*luʔ/

Definitions[edit]

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Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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