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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
需-bw.png

Han character[edit]

(radical 173 +6, 14 strokes, cangjie input 一月一月中 (MBMBL), four-corner 10227, composition)

  1. need, require, must
  2. fifth hexagram of the I Ching

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1373, character 24
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 42275
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1883, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4062, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+9700

Chinese[edit]

-
simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Initial: 心 (16)
Final: 虞
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 相俞切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/sɨo/ /si̯u/ /sio/ /sio/ /suə̆/ /sĭu/ /sio/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ sju › /*s-no/ wait

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
13966 0 /*sno/ 說文而聲,甲金文象人受淋,爲濡初文,本從大非而,隸變爲需耎而下而

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(su) (hangeul , revised su, McCune-Reischauer su, Yale swu)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(nhu)

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