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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Particularly: “in particular, how did this character come to be the simplified form of ? Was it based on an already used cursive form or something else?”

Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +2, 5 strokes, cangjie input 口十 (RJ), composition)

  1. to harmonize, to rhyme
  2. to unite
  3. (borrowed for) leaf (simplified form of )
  4. a surname (simplified form of )

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 174, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3255
  • Dae Jaweon: page 385, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 568, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+53F6

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Jyutping jip6, Yale yip6)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(hyeop) (hangeul , revised hyeop, McCune-Reischauer hyŏp)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Pinyin (ye4), xié (xie2), Wade-Giles yeh4, hsieh2)

Compounds[edit]