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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
而-order.gif

Han character[edit]

Pictogram (象形) – beard.

(radical 126 +0, 6 strokes, cangjie input 一月中中 (MBLL), four-corner 10227, composition ⿱⿱丿)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 961, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 28871
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1409, character 17
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2810, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+800C

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (而), Pronunciation (1/1)

Initial: 日 (38)
Final: 之
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 如之切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ȵɨ/ /ȵʑi/ /ȵiə/ /ȵɨ/ /ȵɨ/ /ȵʑĭə/ /ȵʑie/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
ér ‹ nyi › /*nə/ and, but
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
2720 0 /*njɯ/

Conjunction[edit]

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) and
  2. (Beginning Mandarin) and yet; but; nevertheless

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(nhi)

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