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U+96B9, 隹
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-96B9

[U+96B8]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+96BA]

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(GHT) or ⿰(GHT) or ⿰丿(JK))

  1. Kangxi radical #172, .

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
Shang Western Zhou Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
隹-oracle.svg 隹-bronze.svg 隹-seal.svg 隹-bigseal.svg





References:

Mostly from Richard Sears' Chinese Etymology site (authorisation),
which in turn draws data from various collections of ancient forms of Chinese characters, including:

  • Shuowen Jiezi (small seal),
  • Jinwen Bian (bronze inscriptions),
  • Liushutong (Liushutong characters) and
  • Yinxu Jiaguwen Bian (oracle bone script).
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
BaxterSagart 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]

  1. short-tailed bird

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]

: Hán Việt readings: chuy

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