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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 (first edition): volume 5, page 3292, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+8549

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp. #

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han)
Small seal script
蕉-seal.svg

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

Etymology 1[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “Related to 焦 (burned, dried > unsoaked)? Or maybe from Vietnamese chuối?”)

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • chio - vernacular;
  • chiau - literary.
Note:
  • zio1 - Shantou;
  • ziê1 - Chaozhou.

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​.
Synonyms[edit]

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)

  1. banana
  2. plantain

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tiêu)

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