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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲):  +  – footsteps around an enclosure.

Han character[edit]

(radical 178 +0, 9 strokes, cangjie input 木一口手 (DMRQ), four-corner 40506)

  1. tanned leather
  2. used as a surname
  3. KangXi radical number 178

Derived characters[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • (in Japanese compound characters such as 囲)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1393, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 43108
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1908, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4503, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+97CB

Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 云 (35)
Final: 微
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 雨非切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦʉi/ /we̯i/ /ɣiuəi/ /ɦʷɨi/ /ɦuj/ /ɣĭwəi/ /ɣiuəi/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
wéi ‹ hjwɨj › /*ɢʷəj {*[ɢ]ʷə[j]}/ go against
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
12817 2 /*ɢʷɯl/

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(wi) (hangeul , revised wi, McCune-Reischauer wi, Yale wi)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

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