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See also:
U+8776, 蝶
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8776

[U+8775]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+8777]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

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

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.
  • Min Nan
  • 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
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    dié
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ dep ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*lˁep/
    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 Middle Chinese (dep)

    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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