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Translingual[edit]

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

Alternative forms[edit]

Note that a correct Japanese kyūjitai glyph uses on the left, rather than the simplification . The Unicode codepoint is the same, only the appearance of the glyph differs between fonts.

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (altar) + phonetic  – performing rites at the altar.

In Japanese kyūjitai, Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (altar) + phonetic .

Han character[edit]

(radical 113 +13, 18 strokes, cangjie input 戈火廿田廿 (IFTWT), four-corner 35218, composition)

  1. social custom
  2. manners
  3. courtesy
  4. rites
  5. proper social behavior (in Confucianism)
  6. propriety
  7. politeness

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 847, character 7
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 24844
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1268, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2409, character 14
  • Unihan data for U+79AE

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping lai5, Yale lai5)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(rye>ye) (hangeul >, revised rye>ye, McCune-Reischauer rye>ye, Yale lyey>yey)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin (li3), Wade-Giles li3)

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Compounds[edit]


Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*lěi)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(lễ, thanh, lạy, lẩy, lẫy, lẻ, lể, rẩy, lãi, lấy, lỡi, lởi, rẽ)

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