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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 167 +4, 12 strokes, cangjie input 金弓土 (CNG), four-corner 87115)

  1. button, knob
  2. used as a surname

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1298, character 23
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 40228
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1801, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4180, character 14
  • Unihan data for U+9215

Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 娘 (12)
Final: 尤
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 女久切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɳɨuX/ /ni̯ə̯uX/ /niuX/ /ɳiuX/ /ɳuwX/ /nĭəuX/ /niəuX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
1520 1 /*nuʔ/

Noun[edit]

  1. button (on clothes)
  2. button (something to be pressed)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

‎(simplified , Pinyin chǒu (chou3), niǔ (niu3), Wade-Giles ch'ou3, niu3)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(nữu, nạo, nút)

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