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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Han character[edit]

(radical 87 +8, 12 strokes, cangjie input 月竹弓火 (BHNF)): representation of an elephant

  1. do, handle, govern, act (Lat. facere)
  2. be
  3. (archaic) elephant

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 689, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 19686
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1102, character 16
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2033, character 21
  • Unihan data for U+7232

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping wai4, wai6, Yale wai4, wai6)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

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Readings[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Non-Jōyō alternate for . Rarely used.


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin wèi (wei4), wéi (wei2), Wade-Giles wei4, wei2)

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Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*hyuɛ, *hyuɛ̀)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(vay, , , voi , vờ, vi, , vị)

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