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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
血-bw.png
Stroke order
血-order.gif

Etymology[edit]

Pictogram (象形):  +  (container)

Looks like blood in a container (chalice) in sacrifice.

血 血 血 血
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Han character[edit]

(radical 143 +0, 6 strokes, cangjie input 竹月廿 (HBT), four-corner 27100, composition丿)

  1. blood

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1107, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 33964
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1568, character 18
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3050, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+8840

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping hyut3, Yale hyut3)


Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ hiet, Guangdong hiet7; het7 [Bao'an, Dongguan, Hong Kong], Hagfa Pinyim hiad5, hed5)

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana , romaji chi)

  1. blood

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(hyeol) (hangeul , revised hyeol, McCune-Reischauer hyŏl, Yale hyel)


Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin xiě (xie3), xuè (xue4), xuě (xue3), Wade-Giles hsieh3, hsüeh4, hsüeh3)

Noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin xuě, xiě or xuè)

  1. blood

Compounds[edit]


Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*xuet)


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA hiat (hiat4), hueh (hueh4), huih (huih4))

References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(huyết, hoét, tiết)