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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
衣-order.gif

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (when used as a left Radical)

Etymology[edit]

Pictogram (象形)

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

Han character[edit]

(radical 145 +0, 6 strokes, cangjie input 卜竹女 (YHV), four-corner 00732)

  1. clothes, clothing, cover(s), outer layers
  2. skin, (animal) hide, pelt, fur(s)

Descendants[edit]

Derived characters[edit]

Related characters[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1111, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 34091
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1575, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3074, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+8863

(Yale yi1)

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 影 (34)
Final: 微
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 於希切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔɨi/ /ʔe̯i/ /ʔiəi/ /ʔɨi/ /ʔɨj/ /ĭəi/ /ʔiəi/
Character (衣), Pronunciation (2/2)

Initial: 影 (34)
Final: 微
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 於旣切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔɨiH/ /ʔe̯iH/ /ʔiəiH/ /ʔɨiH/ /ʔɨjH/ /ĭəiH/ /ʔiəiH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ ʔjɨj › /*ʔəj {*ʔ(r)əj}/ clothes
‹ ʔjɨjH › /*ʔəj-s/ wear (v.t.)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
14837 1 /*qɯl/
14841 1 /*qɯls/

Noun[edit]

(classifier )

  1. clothes, garment
    • 睡衣 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad. and simp.]shuìyī [Pinyin] — night clothes, pajamas
  2. coating; covering; skin
    • 糖衣 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad. and simp.]tángyī [Pinyin] — frosting ,icing ,sugarcoating
Compounds[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

  1. (literary) to dress, to wear, to put on clothes


References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(ui)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: ui, McCune-Reischauer: ŭi, Yale: uy)
  • Name (hangeul): ()
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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(y, ấy, e, )

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