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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
离-bw.png

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)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 848, character 7
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 24888
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1270, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 287, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+79BB

Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad. 离/

Pronunciation 1[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (离), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: 來 (37)
Final: 支
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 呂支切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/liᴇ/ /lie̯/ /lie/ /liɛ/ /liə̆/ /lǐe/ /ljɛ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. leave
  2. 30th hexagram of the I Ching

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (离), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: 徹 (10)
Final: 支
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 丑知切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʈʰiᴇ/ /ȶʰie̯/ /ȶʰie/ /ʈʰiɛ/ /ʈʰiə̆/ /ȶʰǐe/ /ȶʰjɛ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
chī ‹ trhje › /*r̥ aj/ mountain demon

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
7783 2 /*rel/
7799 2 /*r̥ʰel/

Definitions[edit]

  1. rare beast
  2. strange
  3. elegant

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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