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U+9F38, 鼸
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9F38

[U+9F37]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+9F39]

Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Small seal script
鼸-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*r'eːms
*r'eːms
*kreːm
*kreːmʔ
*kʰreːms, *kʰreːmʔ, *kʰeːmʔ, *kʰeːms
*kʰreːmʔ
*ɡreːm, *keːm
*ɡreːm, *ɡ·reːm, *ɡ·reːmʔ, *ɡ·reːms, *ɡeːm
*ɡreːmʔ, *ɡreːms
*ɡreːmʔ, *ɡraːm
*ɡ·rem
*ɡ·rem
*ɡ·rem, *ɡ·reːm
*ɡ·rem
*ɡ·rem
*ɡ·rem, *ɡ·reːm
*ɡ·rem
*ɡ·remʔ
*ɡ·remʔ, *ɡ·reːm, *ɡ·reːmʔ
*kʰremʔ
*ŋɡremʔ
*ɡ·reːm
*ɡ·reːm
*ɡ·reːm
*keːm, *keːms
*keːm
*keːm
*keːm
*keːm
*kʰeːm
*kʰeːmʔ
*kʰeːmʔ
*kʰeːmʔ, *kʰeːb
*kʰeːms
*qʰeːm
*ɡeːm
*ɡeːmʔ
*kreːm

Ideogrammic compound (會意) - graphically + , but the 兼 in 鼸 is probably derived from (cheek pouch, to hold an object in one's mouth or cheek pouch).

Han character[edit]

(radical 208 +10, 23 strokes, cangjie input 竹女廿X金 (HVTXC), four-corner 74713, composition)

  1. A rodent (species unidentified)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1529, character 23
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 48478
  • Dae Jaweon: page 2065, character 38
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4777, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+9F38

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gyeom) (hangeul , revised gyeom, McCune-Reischauer kyŏm, Yale kyem)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin hōu (hou1), xiǎn (xian3), Wade-Giles hou1, hsien3)

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