Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also:

Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  (money cowrie)

Han character[edit]

(radical 154 +5, 12 strokes, cangjie input 中一月山金 (LMBUC), four-corner 50806, composition)

  1. expensive, costly, valuable

Derived characters[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1206, character 15
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 36704
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1669, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3632, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+8CB4

Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 微
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 居胃切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kʉiH/ /kwe̯iH/ /kiuəiH/ /kʷɨiH/ /kujH/ /kĭwəiH/ /kiuəiH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
guì ‹ kjwɨjH › /*kuj-s/ precious; expensive
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
4747 2 /*kluds/ 從蕢之古文臾得聲

Definitions[edit]

  1. precious
  2. your (an honorific term for a deity or person)

Adjective[edit]

  1. expensive, costly
  2. precious, valuable
    • 貴金屬 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad.]guìjīnshǔ [Pinyin] — precious metal
  3. noble

Pronoun[edit]

  1. (an honorific term for a deity, a person or an establishment) your
    • [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad.]
      Nín guì xìng? [Pinyin]
      What is your name?

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana むち, romaji muchi)

  1. an honorific term for a deity or person

Derived terms[edit]

  • (namuchi, nanji)

Prefix[edit]

(hiragana , romaji ki-)

  1. precious
  2. your

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana たか, romaji Taka)

  1. A male given name

(hiragana たかし, romaji Takashi)

  1. A male given name

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gwi) (hangeul , revised gwi, McCune-Reischauer kwi, Yale kwi)

  1. This entry needs a definition. Please add one, then remove {{defn}}.

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(quý, quí, quư)

  1. This entry needs a definition. Please add one, then remove {{defn}}.