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Modern (Beijing) reading: xuè
Preclassic Old Chinese: swīt
Classic Old Chinese: w̥īt
Western Han Chinese: w̥jǝ̄t
Eastern Han Chinese: w̥iǝ̄t
Early Postclassic Chinese: hwiēt
Middle Postclassic Chinese: hwiēt
Late Postclassic Chinese: hwiēt
Middle Chinese: xwiet
English meaning : blood
Russian meaning[s]: 1) кровь; кровавый, окровавленный; кровопролитный; 2) кровное родство; кровный
Comments: Viet. also has tiết 'animal blood' - an archaic loan (with t- regularly representing OC *s-, which was already lost in MC).
Sino-Tibetan etymology: Sino-Tibetan etymology
Dialectal data: Dialectal data
Radical: 143
Four-angle index: 734
Karlgren code: 0410 a-c
Vietnamese reading: huyết
Jianchuan Bai: sua6
Dali Bai: sua6
Bijiang Bai: sua6

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