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U+96B9, 隹
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-96B9

[U+96B8]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+96BA]
See also: and

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
隹-order.gif
Short‐tailed bird

Han character[edit]

(radical 172 +0, 8 strokes, cangjie input 人土 (OG) or X人土 (XOG), four-corner 20214/20215, composition)

  1. (obsolete) shorttailed bird, dove
  2. Kangxi radical #172, (short tailed bird).

Usage notes[edit]

This character is used mostly as a character component. Note that, in Japanese and Korean scripts, the dot stroke () atop the radical (隹) is written from top‐right to bottom‐left (instead of top‐left to bottom‐right) as found in the Kangxi dictionary.

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1364, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 41937
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1867, character 22
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4090, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+96B9

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script
隹-oracle.svg 隹-bronze.svg 隹-bigseal.svg 隹-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*lus, *rulʔ, *luls
*tuːl
*tuːl
*tuːls
*tʰuːl, *tʰjul
*tʰuːl, *tʰjul
*duːlʔ
*duːl
*stuːlʔ
*zluːl, *sʰluːl
*ŋreːl, *rulʔ
*dul
*dul
*tjul
*tjul
*kljul
*tjul
*sɢʷinʔ, *tjul
*djul
*djul

Pictogram (象形): a short‐tailed bird (e.g. a sparrow). Compare .

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (23)
Final () (16)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡ɕiuɪ/
Pan
Wuyun
/t͡ɕʷi/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ɕjuɪ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/cwi/
Li
Rong
/t͡ɕui/
Wang
Li
/t͡ɕwi/
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡ɕwi/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
zhuī
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
zhuī
Middle
Chinese
‹ tsywij ›
Old
Chinese
/*tur/
English a kind of bird

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. 17718
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*tjul/

Definitions[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. old bird

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

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