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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
革-order.gif

Etymology[edit]

Pictogram (象形) – a stretched animal hide: the upper is head, the bottom is the tail and legs.

Compare , which also features a hide.

Han character[edit]

(radical 177 +0, 9 strokes, cangjie input 廿中十 (TLJ), four-corner 44506)

  1. leather, animal hides
  2. rad. 177
  3. 49th hexagram of the I Ching

Related characters[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1385, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 42710
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1899, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4325, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+9769

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 麥
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie: 古核切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɣɛk̚/ /kæk̚/ /kɛk̚/ /kɯæk̚/ /kəɨjk̚/ /kæk̚/ /kɐk̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ keak › /*kˤrəәk/ hide, skin
‹ keak › /*kˤrəәk/ change (v.)

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
3835 0 /*krɯːɡ/

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. leather
  2. become serious
  3. skin
  4. hide
  5. pelt

Readings[edit]

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Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(hyeok, geuk) (hangeul , , revised hyeok, geuk, McCune-Reischauer hyŏk, kŭk, Yale hyek, kuk)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(cách, rắc)

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