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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

Chinese[edit]

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simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (例), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 來 (37)
Final: 祭
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 力制切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/liᴇiH/ /li̯ɛiH/ /liɛiH/ /liɛiH/ /liajH/ /lĭɛiH/ /ljæiH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
8121 2 /*reds/

Definitions[edit]

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Compounds[edit]


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]

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Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(lệ)

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