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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
囗-order.gif

Etymology[edit]

囗 囗 囗 囗
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Han character[edit]

(radical 31 +0, 3 strokes, cangjie input 月一 (BM), XX月一 (XXBM), four-corner 60000)

  1. erect, proud
  2. upright
  3. bald
  4. used as a shorthand for some other characters, including and

Usage notes[edit]

This character (囗) is used for enclosures; if a square is used within a character, then the character is instead .

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 216, character 14
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 4675
  • Dae Jaweon: page 439, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 710, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+56D7

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

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

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 雨非切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦʉi/ /we̯i/ /ɣiuəi/ /ɦʷɨi/ /ɦuj/ /ɣĭwəi/ /ɣiuəi/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
12808 1 /*ɢʷɯl/

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(guk, wi) (hangeul , , revised guk, wi, McCune-Reischauer kuk, wi, Yale kwuk, wi)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(vi)

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