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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 142 +5, 11 strokes, cangjie input 中戈人一 (LIOM), four-corner 52111, composition)

  1. earthworm

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1079, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 32916
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1547, character 31
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2843, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+86AF

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: (29)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kʰɨu/ /kʰi̯ə̯u/ /kʰiu/ /kʰiu/ /kʰuw/ /kʰĭəu/ /kʰiəu/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
qiū ‹ khjuw › /*[k]ʷʰə/ 蚯蚓 khjuw.yinX earth-worm

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
10525 0 /*kʰʷɯ/ 見禮記

Definitions[edit]

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Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. earthworm

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(gu) (hangeul , revised gu, McCune-Reischauer ku, Yale kwu)

  1. (지렁이) earthworm, rainworm

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