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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意): semantic  + semantic 

Wikipedia

Han character[edit]

(radical 26 +4, 6 strokes, cangjie input 弓一尸山 (NMSU), four-corner 27212, composition)

  1. dangerous
  2. precarious, high
  3. roof
  4. (astronomy) the Roof, a Chinese constellation near Aquarius and Pegasus
  5. A surname​.

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 159, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 2849
  • Dae Jaweon: page 364, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 312, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+5371

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale ngai4)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(wi)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: wi, McCune-Reischauer: wi)
  • Name (hangeul): 위태할 (revised: witaehal, McCune-Reischauer: wit'aehal)

Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin wēi (wei1), Wēi (Wei1), Wade-Giles wei1, Wei1)

Compounds[edit]


Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*ngyuɛ)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(nguy, ngoay, ngoe, nguầy, nguỳ)