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Etymology[edit]

Simplified from

Han character[edit]

(radical 178 +0, 4 strokes, cangjie input 手尸 (QS))

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

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Pronunciation[edit]

Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
wéi ‹ hjw+j › /*[ɢ]ʷəә[j]/ leather

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
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Rime
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Rime
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Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
12817 2 /*ɢʷɯl/