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U+85B9, 薹
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-85B9

[U+85B8]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+85BA]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 140 +14, 20 strokes, cangjie input 廿土口土 (TGRG), four-corner 44104, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1063, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 32204
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1527, character 33
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3310, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+85B9

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
alt. forms “sedge”

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*tɯː
*tʰɯːs, *dɯː
*dɯː
*dɯː
*dɯː
*dɯː
*dɯː
*dɯː

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *dɯː): semantic  (grass) + phonetic  (OC *dɯː).

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • dai5 - vernacular;
  • tai5 - literary.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (7)
Final () (41)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/dʌi/
Pan
Wuyun
/dəi/
Shao
Rongfen
/dɒi/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/dəj/
Li
Rong
/dᴀi/
Wang
Li
/dɒi/
Bernard
Karlgren
/dʱɑ̆i/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
tái
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 12308
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*dɯː/

Definitions[edit]

  1. sedge (Carex)
  2. Brassica rapa
  3. rachis of an inflorescence (of garlics, garlic chives, rapeseeds, etc.)

Compounds[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Note that 薹 is not simplified to in mainland China.


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(đài)

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