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Etymology[edit]

Simplified from ()

Han character[edit]

(radical 26 +1, 3 strokes, cangjie input 尸中一 (SLM), composition𠃌)

  1. guard, protect, defend

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Chinese[edit]

simpl.
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Pronunciation[edit]

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

Initial: 云 (35)
Final: 祭
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 于歲切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦiuᴇiH/ /i̯wɛiH/ /ɣiuɛiH/ /ɦʷiɛiH/ /ɦwiajH/ /ɣĭwɛiH/ /ɣiuæiH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
wèi ‹ hjwejH › /*ɢʷat-s {*[ɢ]ʷ(r)a[t]-s}/ to guard

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