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U+8779, 蝹
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8779

[U+8778]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+877A]
U+FAB5, 蝹
CJK COMPATIBILITY IDEOGRAPH-FAB5

[U+FAB4]
CJK Compatibility Ideographs
[U+FAB6]
蝹 U+2F9BB, 蝹
CJK COMPATIBILITY IDEOGRAPH-2F9BB
蛢
[U+2F9BA]
CJK Compatibility Ideographs Supplement 蜨
[U+2F9BC]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 142 +10, 16 strokes, cangjie input 中戈日月廿 (LIABT) or 中戈田人廿 (LIWOT), four-corner 56117, composition(G) or ⿰𥁕(HTK))

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1092, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 33396
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1557, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2870, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+8779

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*quːʔ
*quːʔ, *qrun, *qun
*quːn
*quːn
*quːn
*quːn, *qunʔ, *quns
*quːn, *quːd
*quːn
*quːn, *qun, *qunʔ, *quns
*quːn, *qunʔ
*quːn
*quːns, *qunʔ, *quːd
*qun
*qun, *quns
*qun, *quːd
*qun
*qun, *qunʔ
*qunʔ
*qunʔ, *quns
*quns
*quns
*quːd
*quːd
*quːd, *qruːd

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


Rime
Character
Reading # 1/3
Initial () (34)
Final () (45)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () Chongniu III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʔˠiuɪn/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʔʷᵚin/
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔiuen/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʔjin/
Li
Rong
/ʔjuĕn/
Wang
Li
/ǐĕn/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʔi̯ĕn/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yūn
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/3 2/3 3/3
No. 12968 12979 12985
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 2 2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*quːʔ/ /*qrun/ /*qun/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. to move about like a dragon

Etymology 2[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 3/3
Initial () (34)
Final () (89)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʔɑuX/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʔɑuX/
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔɑuX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʔawX/
Li
Rong
/ʔɑuX/
Wang
Li
/ɑuX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʔɑuX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
ǎo

Definitions[edit]

  1. legendary creature that devours human brains