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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 140 +16, 22 strokes, cangjie input 廿水口木 (TERD), four-corner 44194, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1067, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 32401
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1533, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3329, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+85FB

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  ‎(plant) + phonetic 

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: (13)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡sɑuX/ /t͡sɑuX/ /t͡sɑuX/ /t͡sɑuX/ /t͡sawX/ /t͡sɑuX/ /t͡sɑuX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
zǎo ‹ tsawX › /*[ts]ˤawʔ/ kind of water plant

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
16565 1 /*ʔsaːwʔ/ 説文同薻

Definitions[edit]

  1. algae
  2. other aquatic plants
  3. (literary) literary embellishment
  4. (literary) splendid, magnificent
  5. A surname​.

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: S
kun'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana , romaji mo)

  1. alga, algae

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(jo) (hangeul , revised jo, McCune-Reischauer cho, Yale co)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tảo, tang)

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