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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Pictogram (象形) – old man with cane asking for directions, doubting his way (a figure with a cane in one hand, head a large mouth).

Current form is radically abstracted, with elements varying greatly in intermediate scripts – graphically 匕 + 矢 on left, マ + 疋 on right.

Han character[edit]

(radical 103 +9, 14 strokes, cangjie input 心大弓戈人 (PKNIO), four-corner 27481, composition𠤕)

  1. doubt, question, suspect

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 768, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 22007
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1178, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2751, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+7591

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale yi4)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(ui, eung) (hangeul , , revised ui, eung, McCune-Reischauer ŭi, ŭng, Yale uy, ung)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin (ni3), níng (ning2), (yi2), Wade-Giles ni3, ning2, i2)

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Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*ngiə)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(nghi)

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