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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *sŋaː): semantic  + phonetic  ‎(OC *sŋaː)

Han character[edit]

(radical 140 +16, 22 strokes, cangjie input 廿弓火木 (TNFD), four-corner 44394, composition)

  1. revive, resurrect
  2. a species of thyme
  3. transliteration of "Soviet"
  4. transliteration of "Scotland"
  5. A surname​.

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1068, character 7
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 32427
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1534, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3327, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+8607

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Initial: (16)
Final: (23)
Tone: Level (Ø)

Openness: Open
Division: I
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: sū
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/suo/ /suo/ /so/ /sɔ/ /so/ /su/ /suo/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ su › /*s-ŋˤa/ revive

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
15937 0 /*sŋaː/

Definitions[edit]

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Compounds[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Tagalog: So (from Hokkien)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(, to, su, tua)

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