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U+8776, 蝶
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8776

[U+8775]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+8777]
See also:

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 142 +9, 15 strokes, cangjie input 中戈心廿木 (LIPTD), four-corner 54194, composition)

  1. butterfly

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1091, character 25
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 33333
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1556, character 28
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2868, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+8776

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*ɦljebs, *hljebs
*l̥ʰebs, *lebs
*ʔljebs
*hljebs
*lebs, *sled
*lebs
*lebs
*lebs
*lebs
*lebs, *led
*lebs
*lebs, *libs
*l̥ʰeːbs
*l̥ʰaːb, *l'eːb
*zreːb, *sled
*zreːb, *l̥ʰeb, *leb
*rlaːb, *ʔl'eːb, *l'eːb
*rlaːb, *sleːb
*l'eb, *leb, *lab
*hljeb, *leb
*hljeb, *hleːb
*hljeb, *sleːb
*leb
*leb
*leb, *l'eːb, *ɦljed
*leb
*leb, *hleːb
*l̥ʰeːb, *l'eːb
*l'eːb
*l'eːb
*l'eːb
*l'eːb
*l'eːb
*l'eːb
*l'eːb
*l'eːb
*sleːb
*sleːb
*sled
*sled
*sled
*sled
*sled

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *l̥ʰeːb, *l'eːb): semantic  (insect) + phonetic  (OC *leb).

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *lep (butterfly). See 蝴蝶 (húdié) for more.

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • ya̍k/ya̍p - vernacular;
  • thia̍p - literary.
Note:
  • ia̍h - vernacular;
  • tia̍p - literary.

Rime
Character
Reading # 2/2
Initial () (7)
Final () (158)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/dep̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/dep̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/dɛp̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/dɛp̚/
Li
Rong
/dep̚/
Wang
Li
/diep̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/dʱiep̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
dié
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
dié
Middle
Chinese
‹ dep ›
Old
Chinese
/*lˤep/
English hu-dep: butterfly

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 # 2/2
No. 11580
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*l'eːb/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. butterfly

Compounds[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic ():
  • Japanese:  (ちょう) (chō)

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2
Initial () (6)
Final () (158)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/tʰep̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/tʰep̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/tʰɛp̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/tʰɛp̚/
Li
Rong
/tʰep̚/
Wang
Li
/tʰiep̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/tʰiep̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
tie
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/2
No. 11570
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*l̥ʰeːb/

Definitions[edit]

  1. Only used in 蝶𧌏.

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. butterfly
Readings[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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 チョウ on Japanese Wikipedia
Kanji in this term
ちょう
Jinmeiyō
on'yomi

From Chinese

tepu > tefu > tewu > teu > tjoː [tɕoː]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana ちょう, katakana チョウ, rōmaji chō, historical hiragana てふ)

  1. a butterfly (insect)

See also[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(jeop) (hangeul , revised jeop, McCune-Reischauer chŏp, Yale cep)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(điệp)

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