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U+86F8, 蛸
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-86F8

[U+86F7]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+86F9]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(Kangxi radical 142, +7, 13 strokes, cangjie input 中戈火月 (LIFB), four-corner 59127, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1083, character 21
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 33072
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1551, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 4, page 2855, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+86F8

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp. #

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han)
Small seal script
蛸-seal.svg

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *sreːw, *sew): semantic + phonetic (OC *slew, *slews).

Pronunciation 1[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2
Initial () (16)
Final () (91)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/siᴇu/
Pan
Wuyun
/siɛu/
Shao
Rongfen
/sjæu/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/siaw/
Li
Rong
/siɛu/
Wang
Li
/sĭɛu/
Bernard
Karlgren
/si̯ɛu/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
xiāo
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
siu1
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 2/2
No. 13746
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*sew/

Definitions[edit]

  1. Used in 螵蛸 (piāoxiāo, “ootheca of a mantis”).
  2. A surname​.

Compounds[edit]

Pronunciation 2[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 2/2
Initial () (21)
Final () (90)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʃˠau/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʃᵚau/
Shao
Rongfen
/ʃau/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʂaɨw/
Li
Rong
/ʃau/
Wang
Li
/ʃau/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʂau/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
shāo
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
saau1
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/2
No. 13715
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*sreːw/

Definitions[edit]

  1. Only used in 蠨蛸蟏蛸 (xiāoshāo, “long-jawed spider (Tetragnathidae)”).

Compounds[edit]

Pronunciation 3[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. octopus
Synonyms[edit]

Japanese[edit]

蛸(tako)

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. octopus

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

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Kanji in this term
たこ
Hyōgaiji
kun’yomi
Alternative spellings
章魚

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(たこ) (tako

  1. octopus

References[edit]

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

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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