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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 164 +10, 17 strokes, cangjie input 一田竹山戈 (MWHUI), four-corner 16613, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1286, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 39969
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1786, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3590, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+919C

Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 昌 (24)
Final: 尤
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 昌九切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ɕʰɨuX/ /t͡ɕʰi̯ə̯uX/ /t͡ɕʰiuX/ /t͡ɕʰiuX/ /cʰuwX/ /t͡ɕʰĭəuX/ /t͡ɕʰiəuX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
chǒu ‹ tsyhuwX › /*t.qʰuʔ/ ugly; evil
chǒu ‹ tsyhuwX › /*t.qʰuʔ/ category

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
15565 1 /*l̥ʰjuʔ/

Adjective[edit]

  1. ugly looking, homely
  2. shameful; disgraceful

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. ugly
  2. shameful, disgraceful

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana しゅう, romaji shū)

  1. ugliness

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(chu) (hangeul , revised chu, McCune-Reischauer ch'u, Yale chwu)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(, xấu, xổ, , )

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