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Translingual[edit]

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  ?

Phonetic was originally just the component (𠂤), in oracle and bronze characters – 止 was added in seal script.

Han character[edit]

(radical 77 +14, 18 strokes, cangjie input 竹一尸一月 (HMSMB), four-corner 27127, composition ⿰⿱𠂤)

  1. return
  2. return to, revert to

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 578, character 7
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 16349
  • Dae Jaweon: page 968, character 18
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1446, character 15
  • Unihan data for U+6B78

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Yale gwai1)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gwi, gwe) (hangeul , , revised gwi, gwe, McCune-Reischauer kwi, kwe, Yale kwi, kwey)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin guī (gui1), Wade-Giles kuei1)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(quy, qui)