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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Simplified from ()

Han character[edit]

(radical 9 +4, 6 strokes, cangjie input 人一一戈 (OMMI), four-corner 8073.1, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 96, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 460
  • Dae Jaweon: page 204, character 11
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 116, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+4F1A

Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Pronunciation 1[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (會), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: 匣 (33)
Final: 泰
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 黃外切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦuɑiH/ /ɣuɑiH/ /ɣuɑiH/ /ɦʷɑiH/ /ɦwajH/ /ɣuɑiH/ /ɣuɑiH/
Character (會), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 泰
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 古外切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kuɑiH/ /kuɑiH/ /kuɑiH/ /kʷɑiH/ /kwajH/ /kuɑiH/ /kuɑiH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
huì ‹ hwajH › /*m-kˤop-s/ meeting; have a meeting

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
5493 3 /*koːbs/

Definitions[edit]

(classifier )

  1. union, group, association
    • 社会 ("society")
    • 帮会 ("secret society, underworld gang")
  2. a place where people meet; an economic or political centre; city, town
  3. occasion, opportunity, chance
  4. to understand, to grasp
    • 误会 ("to misunderstand; misunderstanding")
  5. lid, cover
  6. to match, to conform
  7. to marry
  8. to copulate
  9. to know how to perform a task, can, be able to
    • 英语日语 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad. and simp.]
      Wǒ huì yīngyǔ, bù huì rìyǔ. [Pinyin]
      I know English but don't know Japanese.
    • 京戏 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad. and simp.]
      Tā hái huì liǎng chū Jīngxì. [Pinyin]
      He's able to sing a few airs of Beijing Opera.
  10. to be possible; can
  11. to gather, to assemble
  12. to meet, to rendezvous
  13. meeting, gathering
    1. Especially, meetings of sovereigns of their deputies in ancient China to form alliances.
      • 聚会 ("gathering, party")
      • 盟会 ("meeting of sovereigns")
  14. will, be likely to, be sure to
  15. rhythm, cadence
  16. a moment

Pronunciation 2[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. to compute, to calculate, to sum, to do accounting
  2. Used in placenames.

Compounds[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic ():


Japanese[edit]

See also 会する

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana かい, romaji kai)

  1. meeting, gathering
     (かい) (もよお)
    kai o moyōsu
    hold a meeting; throw a party
     (かい) ()
    kai ni deru
    attend a meeting [party]
  2. society, association, club
     (かい)組織 (そしき)する
    kai o soshiki suru
    form [organize] an association
     (かい) (はい)
    kai ni hairu
    join a club
     (かい)脱退 (だったい)する
    kai o dattai suru
    leave a club
     (かい) ()ける
    kai o nukeru
    quit a club

Suffix[edit]

(hiragana かい, romaji -kai)

  1. meeting
  2. party

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(hoe, goe) (hangeul , , revised hoe, goe, McCune-Reischauer hoe, koe)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hội, hụi)

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References[edit]