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Character: "叔" | Query method: Match substring
Modern (Beijing) reading: shú
Preclassic Old Chinese: tikʷ (~ -uk)
Classic Old Chinese: tiuk (~ -uk)
Western Han Chinese: tjǝuk (~ -ǝuk)
Eastern Han Chinese: ćǝuk (~ -ǝuk)
Early Postclassic Chinese: ćɨuk (~ -ɨuk)
Middle Postclassic Chinese: ćuk
Late Postclassic Chinese: śuk
Middle Chinese: śük
English meaning : third to second-to-last of brothers, junior
Russian meaning[s]: 1) дядя (младший брат отца); свояк (младший брат мужа); 2) третий из четырех братьев; 3) молодой; младший; последний; 4) Шу (фамилия)
Comments: Also used for a homonymous *tikʷ (~*tuk) 'gather; harvest'. For *t- cf. Min forms: Xiamen cik7, Chaozhou cek7.
Sino-Tibetan etymology: Sino-Tibetan etymology
Dialectal data: Dialectal data
Radical: 29
Four-angle index: 5943
Karlgren code: 1031 b-d
Vietnamese reading: thúc
Shijing occurrences: 37.1, 37.3, 37.4

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