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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 9 +6, 8 strokes, cangjie input 人一弓弓 (OMNN), four-corner 22200, composition)

  1. precedent, example
  2. regulation

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 101, character 24
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 587
  • Dae Jaweon: page 215, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 146, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+4F8B

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping lai6, Yale lai6)

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Japanese[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana れい, romaji rei)

例 (ためし, tameshi)
例し (ためし, tameshi)

The most common reading is れい (rei).

  1. example, instance
    • 例を引く [挙げる]
      れいをひく[あげる]
      rei o hiku [ageru]
      cite [give] an example
  2. illustration
  3. case
  4. custom, the usual
    • 例によって
      れいによって
      rei ni yotte
      as usual
    • 例に無く
      れいになく
      rei ni naku
      contrary to habit
  5. precedent
  6. that
    • 例の
      れいのおとこ
      rei no otoko
      that man (who we were speaking about)

Kanji[edit]

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin (li4), Wade-Giles li4)

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Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(lệ)

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