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U+8549, 蕉
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8549

[U+8548]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+854A]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 140 +12, 15 strokes, cangjie input 廿人土火 (TOGF), four-corner 44331, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1057, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 31937
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1520, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3292, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+8549

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Small seal script
蕉-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*ʔsrews
*ʔsew
*ʔsew
*ʔsew
*ʔsew, *ʔsews, *zew
*ʔsew, *zews
*ʔsew
*ʔsew, *zew
*ʔsew
*ʔsew, *ʔsewɢ
*ʔsews
*ʔsews
*ʔsews, *zews, *lews
*zew
*zew
*zew
*zew, *zews
*zew
*zew
*zew, *seːw
*ʔsreːwɢ

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ʔsew): semantic  (grass; plant) + phonetic  (OC *ʔsew).

Etymology 1[edit]

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Particularly: “Related to 焦 (burned, dried > unsoaked)?”

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • chio - vernacular;
  • chiau - literary.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (13)
Final () (91)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡siᴇu/
Pan
Wuyun
/t͡siɛu/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡sjæu/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/t͡siaw/
Li
Rong
/t͡siɛu/
Wang
Li
/t͡sĭɛu/
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡si̯ɛu/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
jiāo
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 6342
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ʔsew/

Definitions[edit]

  1. unsoaked hemp
  2. abaca
  3. banana; plantain (any plant in Musaceae, especially the edible fruit) (Classifier: m;  m;  m;  c;  c;  mn)
  4. A surname​.

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. Alternative form of (qiáo, “haggard”).
  2. Alternative form of (qiáo, “firewood”).

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 𣟼.
(This character, , is a variant form of 𣟼.)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tiêu)

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