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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (movement) + phonetic  – going in the opposite direction, contrary, disobedient.

Han character[edit]

(radical 162 +6, 10 strokes, cangjie input 卜廿山 (YTU), four-corner 38304, composition)

  1. rebellion
  2. betrayal
  3. traitor
  4. opposite, reverse

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1256, character 30
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 38849
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1741, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3833, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+9006

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 疑 (31)
Final: 陌
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie: 宜戟切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋɣiæk̚/ /ŋiɐk̚/ /ŋiɐk̚/ /ŋɯiak̚/ /ŋiajk̚/ /ŋĭɐk̚/ /ŋiak̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ ngjæk › /*ŋrak/ go against
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
9474 0 /*ŋraɡ/

Noun[edit]

  1. (literary) opposite
  2. (literary) rebel; traitor

Verb[edit]

  1. (literary) disobey; rebel

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Meanings[edit]

  1. reverse
  2. opposition, rebellion

Antonyms[edit]

  • (reverse): ,
  • (opposition, rebellion):

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(yeok) (hangeul , revised yeok, McCune-Reischauer yŏk, Yale yek)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(nghịch, nghếch, nghệch, nghạch, ngược)

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