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U+8768, 蝨
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8768

[U+8767]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+8769]
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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 142 +9, 15 strokes, cangjie input 弓十中戈戈 (NJLII), four-corner 17136)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1090, character 19
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 33303
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1556, character 13
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2874, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+8768

Chinese[edit]

trad. /
simp.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Large seal script Small seal script
蝨-bigseal.svg 蝨-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*sreːls, *siːns, *sins
*siːns
*sins, *tods
*sins
*sins
*sins, *sɯns
*sins, *srin, *hljins
*srin
*srin
*sriɡ

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *sriɡ): phonetic (OC *sins, *tods) + semantic .

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *s-r(j)ik(louse).

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • sit - literary;
  • sat/siat - vernacular.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (21)
Final () (51)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʃɪt̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʃɪt̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/ʃiet̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʂit̚/
Li
Rong
/ʃiĕt̚/
Wang
Li
/ʃĭet̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʂi̯æt̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
she
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
shī
Middle
Chinese
‹ srit ›
Old
Chinese
/*srik/
English louse

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. 14148
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*sriɡ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. louse
  2. bug, parasite

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(seul) (hangeul , revised seul, McCune-Reischauer sŭl, Yale sul)

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