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See also:
U+990C, 餌
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-990C

[U+990B]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+990D]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 184, +6, 15 strokes, cangjie input 人戈尸十 (OISJ), four-corner 81740, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1419, character 30
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 44146
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1944, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4449, character 13
  • Unihan data for U+990C

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.
alt. forms 𩱓

𧊗 bait
𩚪
𩛣

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*nɯːs, *njɯs
*miː
*mniʔ
*mniʔ
*mniʔ
*njis, *njoŋ
*nɯʔ
*n̥ʰɯʔ
*njɯ, *njɯs
*njɯ, *njɯs
*njɯʔ
*njɯʔ, *njɯs
*njɯʔ
*njɯs
*njɯs
*njɯs
*njɯs
*njɯs
*njɯs, *rnɯːɡ

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • lī/jī - vernacular;
  • ní/jíⁿ - literary.
  • Wu

  • Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Initial () (38)
    Final () (19)
    Tone (調) Departing (H)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () III
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /ȵɨH/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /ȵɨH/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /ȵʑieH/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /ȵɨH/
    Li
    Rong
    /ȵiəH/
    Wang
    Li
    /ȵʑĭəH/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /ȵʑiH/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    èr
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    ěr
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ nyiH ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*[C.]nə(ʔ)-s/
    English bait

    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. 2786
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    0
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*njɯs/

    Definitions[edit]

    1. food made of rice dough
    2. food
    3. to feed
    4. bait, either for fish or for other animals
    5. to lure

    Compounds[edit]


    Japanese[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    (common “Jōyō” kanji)

    Readings[edit]

    Compounds[edit]

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    Etymology 1[edit]

    Kanji in this term
    えさ
    Grade: S
    kun’yomi

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    (hiragana えさ, rōmaji esa, historical hiragana ゑさ)

    1. animal food, feed
       (いぬ)毎日 (まいにち) (えさ) ()げて (くだ)さい。
      Inu ni mainichi esa o agete kudasai.
      Please feed the dog every day.
    2. bait
    Derived terms[edit]

    Etymology 2[edit]

    Kanji in this term

    Grade: S
    kun’yomi

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    (hiragana , rōmaji e, historical hiragana )

    1. animal food, feed
    2. bait
    Derived terms[edit]

    References[edit]

    1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (i) (hangeul , revised i, McCune–Reischauer i, Yale i)

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    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    (nhị, nhĩ)

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