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U+8607, 蘇
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8607

[U+8606]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+8608]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

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

Derived characters[edit]

Related characters[edit]

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. *
variant forms

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han)
Small seal script
蘇-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*sŋaː
*sŋaː
*ŋa
*ŋa
*ŋa

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *sŋaː): semantic  (grass; plant) + phonetic  (OC *sŋaː).

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (16)
Final () (23)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/suo/
Pan
Wuyun
/suo/
Shao
Rongfen
/so/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/sɔ/
Li
Rong
/so/
Wang
Li
/su/
Bernard
Karlgren
/suo/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ su ›
Old
Chinese
/*s-ŋˤa/
English 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
Reading # 1/1
No. 15937
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*sŋaː/

Definitions[edit]

  1. perilla (Perilla frutescens)
  2. firewood
  3. to reap grass
  4. to take; to get
  5. tassel
  6. Short for 江蘇江苏 (Jiāngsū, “Jiangsu Province”).
  7. Short for 蘇州苏州 (Sūzhōu, “Suzhou City, Jiangsu Province”).
  8. Short for 蘇維埃苏维埃 (sūwéi'āi, “soviet”).
  9. Short for 蘇聯苏联 (Sūlián, “Soviet Union”).
  10. Short for 蘇格蘭苏格兰 (Sūgélán, “Scotland”).
  11. Alternative form of (, “to revive; to regain consciousness”).
  12. A surname​.

Compounds[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Tagalog: So (via Hokkien)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. be resurrected, revived
  2. perilla, shiso
  3. kanji used to transliterate borrowings from foreign languages

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Kanji in this term

Jinmeiyō
kan’on

From Middle Chinese (MC suo).

Used in Old Japanese as 借音 (shakuon) kana for ⟨so1

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana , rōmaji so)

  1. Alternative spelling of (so): condensed milk

Derived terms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana , rōmaji So)

  1. a surname

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(so) (hangeul )

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(, to, su, tua)

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