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U+91C7, 采
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-91C7

[U+91C6]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+91C8]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 165 +1, 8 strokes, cangjie input 月木 (BD), four-corner 20904, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1290, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 40116
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1790, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3898, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+91C7

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script
采-oracle.svg 采-bronze.svg 采-bigseal.svg 采-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*sʰɯːʔ
*sʰɯːʔ
*sʰɯːʔ
*sʰɯːʔ
*sʰɯːʔ
*sʰɯːʔ
*sʰɯːs
*sʰɯːs
*sʰɯːs

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (hand) +  – a hand (爪, 爫) picking from a tree (木).

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation 1[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (14)
Final () (41)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡sʰʌiX/
Pan
Wuyun
/t͡sʰəiX/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡sʰɒiX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/t͡sʰəjX/
Li
Rong
/t͡sʰᴀiX/
Wang
Li
/t͡sʰɒiX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡sʰɑ̆iX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
cǎi
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
cǎi cǎi
Middle
Chinese
‹ tshojX › ‹ tshojX ›
Old
Chinese
/*s.r̥ˤəʔ/ /*s.r̥ˤəʔ/
English gather, pluck colorful

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
Reading # 1/1
No. 1070
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*sʰɯːʔ/
Definitions[edit]

  1. to pick
  2. to choose
  3. to collect
  4. to exploit
  5. to gain
  6. to accept
    🔀 alt. forms: (1~6)
  7. thing
  8. official position
  9. currency
  10. tomb
  11. color
    🔀 alt. forms: ,
  12. colored cloth
    🔀 alt. forms: ,
  13. literary talent
    🔀 alt. forms:
  14. luster
    🔀 alt. forms:
  15. beautiful in words but poor in contents
  16. complexion
  17. expression
  18. wager
  19. oak
  20. to drag
  21. to heed
    🔀 alt. forms: , ,
  22. vine
  23. A surname​.
Compounds[edit]

Pronunciation 2[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. fief
    🔀 alt. forms: ,
Compounds[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This character, , is the simplified form of .)
Notes:

Etymology 3[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This character, , is the second-round simplified form of .)
Notes:

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. a die, dice

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana さい, rōmaji sai)

  1. a die, dice

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(chae) (hangeul , revised chae, McCune-Reischauer ch'ae, Yale chay)

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