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U+8A0A, 訊
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8A0A

[U+8A09]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+8A0B]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 149 +3, 10 strokes, cangjie input 卜口弓十 (YRNJ), four-corner 07610, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1147, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 35224
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1614, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3942, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+8A0A

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Bamboo and silk script Large seal script Small seal script
訊-oracle.svg 訊-bronze.svg 訊-silk.svg 訊-bigseal.svg 訊-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

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (16)
Final () (43)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/siɪnH/
Pan
Wuyun
/sinH/
Shao
Rongfen
/sjenH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/sinH/
Li
Rong
/siĕnH/
Wang
Li
/sĭĕnH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/si̯ĕnH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
xìn
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
xùn
Middle
Chinese
‹ sinH ›
Old
Chinese
/*[s]i[n]-s/
English ask

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. 14138
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*sins/

Definitions[edit]

  1. to inquire; to ask
  2. to question
  3. information; news

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. ask; question

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(sin) (hangeul , revised sin, McCune-Reischauer sin, Yale sin)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tấn)

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