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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (say) + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 149 +15, 22 strokes, cangjie input 卜口土田金 (YRGWC), four-corner 04686, composition)

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1185, character 27
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 36088
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1649, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4029, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+8B80

Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (讀), Pronunciation (1/1)

Initial: 定 (7)
Final: 屋
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie: 徒谷切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/duk̚/ /dʱuk̚/ /duk̚/ /duk̚/ /dəwk̚/ /duk̚/ /duk̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ duwk › /*C.lˁok/ read (v.)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
16039 0 /*l'oːɡ/

Verb[edit]

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) to read (silently)
  2. to study
  3. to pronounce (a character)
    • 讀音 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad.]dúyīn [Pinyin] — reading pronunciation (of characters)

Synonyms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

  1. pause in reading
    • 句讀 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad.]jùdòu [Pinyin] — periods and commas, sentences and phrases

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

  1. : to read

Readings[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Very rarely used. Superseded by the shinjitai form.


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(độc, đọc, đậu, đặt)

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