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U+8839, 蠹
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8839

[U+8838]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+883A]
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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 142 +18, 24 strokes, cangjie input 十月一口戈 (JBMRI), four-corner 40136)

  1. moth
  2. insects which eat into cloth

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1104, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 33896
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1567, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2908, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+8839

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Small seal script
蠹-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*tjaɡs
*taːɡs
*taːɡs
*taːɡ, *tʰaːɡ
*tʰaːɡ, *tjaɡ
*tʰaːɡ
*tʰaːɡ
*tʰaːɡ, *raːɡ
*tjaɡ
*ŋrɯnʔ, *ŋ̥ʰjaɡ, *ŋaɡ
*rtaːɡ
*tjaɡ
*djaɡ
*djaɡ
*djaɡ
*djaɡ
*djaɡ

Pronunciation[edit]


Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (5)
Final () (23)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/tuoH/
Pan
Wuyun
/tuoH/
Shao
Rongfen
/toH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/tɔH/
Li
Rong
/toH/
Wang
Li
/tuH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/tuoH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ tuH ›
Old
Chinese
/*tˤak-s/
English grubs in wood, vermin

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. 11456
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*taːɡs/

Definitions[edit]

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Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(du) (hangeul , revised du, McCune-Reischauer tu, Yale twu)

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