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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
回-order.gif

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Pictogram (象形): rotation

Han character[edit]

(radical 31 +3, 6 strokes, cangjie input 田口 (WR), four-corner 60600, composition)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 216, character 26
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 4690
  • Dae Jaweon: page 422, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 712, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+56DE

Chinese[edit]

-
simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 匣 (33)
Final: 灰
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 戸恢切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦuʌi/ /ɣuɑ̆i/ /ɣuᴀi/ /ɦuoi/ /ɦwəj/ /ɣuɒi/ /ɣuɒi/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
huí ‹ hwoj › /*[ɢ]ʷˤəәj/ go around

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
5443 2 /*ɡuːl/

Definitions[edit]

  1. (literary) chapter
  2. Hui (ethnic group, language)
  3. to return, to turn around
  4. a time, occurrence, occasion

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. turn

Readings[edit]

See also[edit]

  • (this is the older spelling of at least some senses or homonyms)

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Counter[edit]

(hiragana まわり, romaji -mawari)

  1. a turn, times around something

Etymology 2[edit]

Counter[edit]

(hiragana かい, romaji -kai)

  1. occurrences
  2. innings in baseball, games, rounds

Noun[edit]

(hiragana かい, romaji kai)

  1. time, occasion
  2. turn, round
  3. (baseball, softball) inning

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(hoe) (hangeul , McCune-Reischauer hoe)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hồi, hòi)

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