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Translingual[edit]

Shinjitai
Simplified
Traditional

Han character[edit]

(radical 141 +6, 12 strokes, cangjie input 卜心廿一 (YPTM), four-corner 21212)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1074, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 32709
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1541, character 14
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2825, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+865B

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Large seal script Small seal script
虛-bigseal.svg 虛-seal.svg

Variant of ‎(hu) +  ‎(hill). Lower component closer to .

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (32) (29)
Final () (22) (22)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/hɨʌ/ /kʰɨʌ/
Pan
Wuyun
/hiɔ/ /kʰiɔ/
Shao
Rongfen
/xiɔ/ /kʰiɔ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/hɨə̆/ /kʰɨə̆/
Li
Rong
/xiɔ/ /kʰiɔ/
Wang
Li
/xĭo/ /kʰĭo/
Bernard
Karlgren
/xi̯wo/ /kʰi̯wo/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ khjo › ‹ xjo ›
Old
Chinese
/*C.qʰ(r)a/ /*qʰ(r)a/
English hill, mound; abandoned city empty

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 # 1/2 2/2
No. 5254 5269
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kʰa/ /*qʰa/

Definitions[edit]

  1. empty; hollow
  2. false; worthless; vain
  3. (astronomy) Emptiness, a Chinese constellation near Aquarius and Equuleus

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for nameskyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(heo) (hangeul , revised heo, McCune-Reischauer hŏ, Yale he)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

()

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