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U+8AAA, 說
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8AAA

[U+8AA9]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+8AAB]
See also: and

Translingual[edit]

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified

Han character[edit]

(radical 149 +7, 14 strokes, cangjie input 卜口金口山 (YRCRU), four-corner 08616, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1164, character 8
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 35556
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1629, character 14
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: not present, would follow volume 6, page 3979, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+8AAA

Chinese[edit]

trad. /
simp.

Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *hljods, *hljod, *lod): semantic  + phonetic (OC *l'oːds).

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • seh/serh/soeh - vernacular;
  • soat - literary.

Rime
Character
Reading # 3/3
Initial () (26)
Final () (82)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɕiuᴇt̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɕʷiɛt̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɕjuæt̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɕwiat̚/
Li
Rong
/ɕiuɛt̚/
Wang
Li
/ɕĭuɛt̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ɕi̯wɛt̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
shuo
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 2/3
No. 2571
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
3
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*hljod/

Definitions[edit]

  1. to say, to speak
    漢語 / 汉语  ―  shuō Hànyǔ  ―  speak Chinese
    /   ―  shuōhuà  ―  to speak
  2. to explain
    清楚 / 清楚  ―  bǎ huà shuō qīngchǔ  ―  to make it clear
  3. to refer to
  4. to discuss
  5. to introduce; to bring parties together
    /   ―  shuōméi  ―  to act as a matchmaker
  6. to criticize, to scold, to upbraid
    怎麼天天 [MSC, trad.]
    怎么天天 [MSC, simp.]
    Nǐ zěnme tiāntiān dōu shuō wǒ? [Pinyin]
    Why do you constantly criticize me?
  7. theory; explanation
    /   ―  xuéshuō  ―  theory
Synonyms[edit]
Dialectal synonyms of (“to say, to speak”)
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese
Formal (Written Standard Chinese)
Mandarin Beijing
Taiwan
Tianjin
Jinan
Xi'an
Wuhan
Chengdu
Hefei
Cantonese Guangzhou
Hong Kong
Yangjiang
Gan Nanchang
Hakka Meixian
Miaoli (N. Sixian)
Liudui (S. Sixian)
Hsinchu (Hailu)
Dongshi (Dabu)
Zhuolan (Raoping)
Yunlin (Zhao'an)
Jin Taiyuan
Min Bei Jian'ou
Min Dong Fuzhou
Min Nan Xiamen
Quanzhou
Zhangzhou
Taipei
Chaozhou
Wu Shanghai
Suzhou
Wenzhou
Xiang Changsha
Shuangfeng

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/3
Initial () (26)
Final () (36)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɕiuᴇiH/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɕʷiɛiH/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɕiuæiH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɕwiajH/
Li
Rong
/ɕiuɛiH/
Wang
Li
/ɕĭwɛiH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ɕi̯wɛiH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
shuì
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/3
No. 2552
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
3
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*hljods/

Definitions[edit]

  1. (literary) to persuade
    /   ―  shuì  ―  to persuade

Etymology 3[edit]

Alternative form of (yuè).

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 2/3
Initial () (36)
Final () (82)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/jiuᴇt̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/jʷiɛt̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/juæt̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/jwiat̚/
Li
Rong
/iuɛt̚/
Wang
Li
/jĭuɛt̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/i̯wɛt̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yuè
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 3/3
No. 2577
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
3
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*lod/

Definitions[edit]

  1. (archaic) to delight in; to be happy about
    [MSC, trad.]
    [MSC, simp.]
    Xué ér shí xí zhī, bù yì yuè hū? [Pinyin]
    Isn't it a thing worthy to be happy about to learn and then study frequently?

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. opinion
  2. theory
  3. explanation
  4. rumor

Readings[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

This character has never been used in Japanese and lacks essential JIS support. Tha variant is used instead.


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(seol, se, yeol) (hangeul , , 열, McCune-Reischauer sŏl, se, yŏl, Yale sel, sey, yel)

  1. explain
  2. speak
  3. talk

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(thuyết)

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