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U+8707, 蜇
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8707

[U+8706]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+8708]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 142, +7, 13 strokes, cangjie input 手中中一戈 (QLLMI), four-corner 52136, composition)

  1. jellyfish

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1084, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 33096
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1552, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2853, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+8707

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*ʔljeds, *ʔljed
*ʔljeds
*ɦljeds
*ɦljeds
*ɢljeds, *ɢʷleds
*l'eːl, *ʔljed, *ɦljed
*hleːws, *qʰred
*ʔr'eːd
*sɢʷled
*ʔl'ed
*ʔl'ed
*ʔl'ed
*ted
*ted
*l̥ʰed, *l̥ʰeːɡ
*ʔljed
*ʔljed
*hred

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ʔl'ed): phonetic  (OC *l'eːl, *ʔljed, *ɦljed) + semantic  (insect; creature).

Etymology 1[edit]

Possibly related to (OC *m̥ʰraːds, “scorpion”) (Schuessler, 2007).

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (9)
Final () (83)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () Chongniu III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʈˠiᴇt̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʈᵚiɛt̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/ȶiæt̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʈiat̚/
Li
Rong
/ȶjɛt̚/
Wang
Li
/ȶĭɛt̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ȶi̯ɛt̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
zhe
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 16942
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ʔl'ed/

Definitions[edit]

  1. (of bees, scorpions, etc.) to sting; to bite
  2. to sting; to smart

Etymology 2[edit]

EB1911 - Volume 01 - Page 001 - 1.svg This entry lacks etymological information. If you are familiar with the origin of this term, please add it to the page per etymology instructions, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.
Particularly: “same as etymology 1?”

Pronunciation[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. jellyfish

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

Readings[edit]

  • On (unclassified): てつ (tetsu), てち (techi)
  • Kun: さす (sasu)