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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]

trad.
simp. #
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.
  • Wu

  • 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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