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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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simpl.
trad.

Etymology[edit]

Pictogram (象形) – an animal, with head at top and butt and tail () at bottom; compare tail in . Graphically but not etymologically,  +  + .

Exists as traditional character, but also Simplified from , in sense “depart”.

Han character[edit]

(radical 114 +6, 11 strokes, cangjie input 卜山大月 (YUKB), four-corner 00227, composition)

  1. rare beast
  2. strange
  3. elegant
  4. leave (simplified from )
  5. 30th hexagram of the I Ching (simplified from )

Derived characters[edit]

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Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Yale sit3)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(ri>i) (hangeul [[>]], revised ri>i, McCune-Reischauer ri>i, Yale li>i)


Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Pinyin chī (chi1), (li2), (li4), Wade-Giles ch'ih1, li2, li4)