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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]

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

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Yale gwai3)

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

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)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin guì (gui4), Wade-Giles kuei4)

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

Adjective[edit]

(simplified, Pinyin guì)

  1. expensive
  2. precious
  3. noble

Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(quý, quí, quư)