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U+9F9C, 龜
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9F9C

[U+9F9B]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+9F9D]
U+F907, 龜
CJK COMPATIBILITY IDEOGRAPH-F907

[U+F906]
CJK Compatibility Ideographs
[U+F908]
U+F908, 龜
CJK COMPATIBILITY IDEOGRAPH-F908

[U+F907]
CJK Compatibility Ideographs
[U+F909]
U+FACE, 龜
CJK COMPATIBILITY IDEOGRAPH-FACE

[U+FACD]
CJK Compatibility Ideographs
[U+FACF]

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
龜-order.gif
Hong Kong
stroke order
龜-horder.gif
Stroke order
(alternative)
龜-aorder.gif
Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified

Han character[edit]

(radical 213 +0, 16 strokes, cangjie input 竹月尸尸 (HBSS) or 弓X山 (NXU), four-corner 27117)

  1. Kangxi radical #213, .

Derived characters[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1537, character 23
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 48847
  • Dae Jaweon: page 2078, character 18
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4809, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+9F9C

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.
alt. forms
𪚧
𪚿
𪚨
𪚦

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
龜-oracle.svg 龜-bronze.svg 龜-seal.svg 龜-bigseal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*kʷɯ, *kʷruʔ
*kʷɯ, *kʷrɯ

Pictogram (象形).

Etymology 1[edit]

Austroasiatic. Compare Mon [script needed] (kwi̤ʔ, freshwater turtle), Nyah Kur [script needed] (thəwi̤iʔ, freshwater soft-shelled tortoise) (Schuessler, 2007).

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • ku - vernacular;
  • kui - literary.
  • Wu
  • Note:
    • 1jy - vernacular;
    • 1kue - literary.

    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/2
    Initial () (28)
    Final () (18)
    Tone (調) Level (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Closed
    Division () Chongniu III
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /kˠiuɪ/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /kʷᵚi/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /kiuɪ/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /kjwi/
    Li
    Rong
    /kjui/
    Wang
    Li
    /kwi/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /kwi/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    guī
    Zhengzhang system (2003)
    Character
    Reading # 2/2
    No. 4616
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    1
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*kʷrɯ/

    Definitions[edit]

    1. turtle; tortoise
    2. (figuratively) cuckold

    Compounds[edit]

    Etymology 2[edit]

    Pronunciation[edit]



    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 2/2
    Initial () (28)
    Final () (136)
    Tone (調) Level (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () III
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /kɨu/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /kiu/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /kiəu/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /kuw/
    Li
    Rong
    /kiu/
    Wang
    Li
    /kĭəu/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /ki̯ə̯u/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    jiū
    Zhengzhang system (2003)
    Character
    Reading # 1/2
    No. 4614
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    0
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*kʷɯ/

    Definitions[edit]

    1. Only used in 龜茲龟兹 (Qiūcí).

    Etymology 3[edit]

    Pronunciation[edit]


    Definitions[edit]

    1. (of skin) to crack; to become chapped

    Compounds[edit]


    Japanese[edit]

    Shinjitai

    Kyūjitai

    Kanji[edit]

    (uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

    1. turtle

    Readings[edit]


    Korean[edit]

    Etymology 1[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (eumhun 거북 (geobuk gwi))

    1. tortoise, turtle

    Etymology 2[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (eumhun 이름 (ttang ireum gu))

    1. Only used in 龜玆 (Guja)

    Etymology 3[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (eumhun 터질 (teojil gyun))

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    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    (qui, quân, quy)

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