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U+8C85, 貅
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8C85

[U+8C84]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+8C86]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 153 +6, 13 strokes, cangjie input 月竹人木 (BHOD), four-corner 24290, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1201, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 36542
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1663, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3911, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+8C85

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*qʰuː
*qʰruː, *qʰru
*kʰu
*qʰu
*qʰu
*qʰu, *qʰoʔ
*qʰu
*qʰu
*qʰu
*qʰu

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *qʰu): semantic  + phonetic  (OC *qʰu).

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (32)
Final () (136)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/hɨu/
Pan
Wuyun
/hiu/
Shao
Rongfen
/xiəu/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/huw/
Li
Rong
/xiu/
Wang
Li
/xĭəu/
Bernard
Karlgren
/xi̯ə̯u/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
xiū
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 13920
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*qʰu/

Definitions[edit]

  1. (Chinese mythology) female panther-like feline; female counterpart of ()

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. brave heraldic beast

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

  1. brave, fierce, courageous

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hươu, hưu)

  1. deer (hươu)
  2. Pixiu 貔貅 (Tỳ hươu)