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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 140 +13, 19 strokes, cangjie input 廿中X (TLX), four-corner 44227, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1059, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 32012
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1522, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3308, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+856D

Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (蕭), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 心 (16)
Final: 蕭
Division: IV

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 蘇彫切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/seu/ /sieu/ /seu/ /seu/ /sɛw/ /sieu/ /seu/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
xiāo ‹ sew › /*sˤiw/ Artemisia
xiāo ‹ sew › /*sˤiw/ 蕭蕭 neighing of horses

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
12114 2 /*sɯːw/

Definitions[edit]

  1. common Artemisia
  2. sighing of wind
  3. mournful
  4. dejected
  5. used as a surname

Compounds[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

The character (Xiāo) is often used in the simplified script instead of 萧, especially as a surname and in transliterating foreign names.


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tiêu)

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