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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 149 +5, 12 strokes, cangjie input 卜口尸一口 (YRSMR), four-corner 07620, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1156, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 35394
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1621, character 11
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3957, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+8A5E

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ljɯ): semantic  ‎(speech) + phonetic  ‎(OC *slɯ) – spoken words.

Pronunciation[edit]



  • Dialectal data
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /t͡sʰz̩³⁵/
Harbin /t͡sʰz̩²⁴/
Tianjin /t͡sʰz̩⁴⁵/
Jinan /t͡sʰz̩⁴²/
Qingdao /t͡sʰz̩⁴²/
Zhengzhou /t͡sʰz̩⁴²/
Xi'an /t͡sʰz̩²⁴/
Xining /t͡sʰz̩²⁴/
Yinchuan /t͡sʰz̩⁵³/
Lanzhou /t͡sʰz̩⁵³/
Ürümqi /t͡sʰz̩⁵¹/
Wuhan /t͡sʰz̩²¹³/
Chengdu /t͡sʰz̩³¹/
Guiyang /t͡sʰz̩²¹/
Kunming /t͡sʰz̩³¹/
Nanjing /t͡sʰz̩²⁴/
Hefei /t͡sʰz̩⁵⁵/
Jin Taiyuan /t͡sʰz̩¹¹/
Pingyao /t͡sʰz̩¹³/
/sz̩¹³/
Hohhot /t͡sʰz̩³¹/
Wu Shanghai /zz̩²³/
Suzhou /zz̩¹³/
Hangzhou /d͡zz̩²¹³/
Wenzhou /zz̩³¹/
Hui Shexian /t͡sʰz̩⁴⁴/
Tunxi /t͡sʰz̩⁴⁴/
Xiang Changsha /t͡sz̩¹³/
Xiangtan /d͡zz̩¹²/
Gan Nanchang /t͡sʰz̩²⁴/
Hakka Meixian /t͡sʰz̩¹¹/
Taoyuan /t͡sʰï¹¹/
Cantonese Guangzhou /t͡sʰi²¹/
Nanning /t͡sʰz̩²¹/
Hong Kong /t͡sʰi²¹/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /su³⁵/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /sy⁵³/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /t͡su²¹/
Shantou (Min Nan) /sɯ⁵⁵/
Haikou (Min Nan) /si³¹/

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (17)
Final () (19)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/zɨ/
Pan
Wuyun
/zɨ/
Shao
Rongfen
/zie/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/zɨ/
Li
Rong
/ziə/
Wang
Li
/zĭə/
Bernard
Karlgren
/zi/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 11958
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ljɯ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. word, term
    /   ―  diǎn  ―  (word) dictionary
    /   ―  dān  ―  (distinct) word
    /   ―    ―  word, term
  2. phrase, expression; speech, statement
  3. (literature) a kind of poetry originating in the Tang dynasty and flourishing during the Song dynasty

Synonyms[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana ことば, romaji kotoba)

  1. Alternative spelling of 言葉

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(sa) (hangeul , McCune-Reischauer sa, Yale sa)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(từ)

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