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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  + 

Han character[edit]

(radical 38 +6, 9 strokes, cangjie input 戈竹一女 (IHMV), four-corner 53200, composition)

  1. pomp, power
  2. powerful
  3. dominate

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 261, character 24
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6259
  • Dae Jaweon: page 527, character 27
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1404, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+5A01

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping wai1, Yale wai1)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

  • 威風 (ifū): majesty, dignity
  • 威容 (iyō): dignified appearance
  • 威儀 (igi): dignity, dignified manner
  • 威信 (ishin): prestige, dignity
  • 威圧 (iatsu): coercion, high-handedness
  • 威嚇 (ikaku): intimidate, threaten
  • 脅威 (kyōi): threat, menace

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(wi) (hangeul , revised wi, McCune-Reischauer wi)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin wēi (wei1), Wade-Giles wei1)

  1. power, force, majestic

Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*qiuəi)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(uy, oai, thanh)

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