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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Pictogram (象形) – an animal; similar origin to and .

Han character[edit]

(radical 8 +4, 6 strokes, cangjie input 卜女竹人 (YVHO), four-corner 00802)

  1. the ordinal number twelve, as used in the Chinese calendar and in Chinese units of measure
  2. twelfth of twelve earthly branches (十二支): pig () of Chinese zodiac

Related characters[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 88, character 8
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 292
  • Dae Jaweon: page 186, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 283, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+4EA5

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping hoi6, Yale hoi6)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(hae) (hangeul , revised hae, McCune-Reischauer hae)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin hài (hai4), Wade-Giles hai4)


Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(həì)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hợi)