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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 38 +3, 6 strokes, cangjie input 女尸山 (VSU), four-corner 47417, composition)

  1. wife, spouse
  2. imperial concubine

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Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping fei1, Yale fei1)


Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana きさき, romaji kisaki)

  1. A ruler's wife; queen; empress.
    • 1632: Diego Collado, Dictionarium sive thesauri linguae Iaponicae compendium, p. 112
      Regina , æ . reina . qisàqi .

Noun[edit]

(hiragana きさい, romaji kisai)

  1. (Same as きさき)

Etymology 2[edit]

御- mi- (honorific prefix) + me "woman"

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana みめ, romaji mime)

  1. A noble's wife.

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(bi, ba) (hangeul [[, ]], revised bi, b, McCune-Reischauer pi, p)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin fēi (fei1), Wade-Giles fei1)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(phi)