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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Simplified from ()

Han character[edit]

(radical 154 +5, 9 strokes, cangjie input 中一月人 (LMBO), composition ⿱⿱)

  1. expensive, costly, valuable

References[edit]


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 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
guì ‹ kjw+jH › /*kuj-s/ precious; expensive

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
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

Adjective[edit]

  1. expensive, costly
  2. precious, valuable
  3. noble

Pronoun[edit]

  1. (an honorific term for a deity, a person or an establishment) your
Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT ). URL accessed on 2014-03-10.