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See also: and 驿

Translingual[edit]

shinjitai

simplified

驿

traditional

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (horse) + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 187 +13, 23 strokes, cangjie input 尸火田中十 (SFWLJ), four-corner 76341, composition)

Descendants[edit]

  • (Japanese shinjitai)
  • 驿 (Simplified Chinese)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1446, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 45030
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1971, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4579, character 19
  • Unihan data for U+9A5B

Chinese[edit]

simpl. 驿
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Initial: 以 (36)
Final: 昔
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie: 羊益切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/jiᴇk̚/ /i̯ɛk̚/ /iɛk̚/ /jiɛk̚/ /jiajk̚/ /jĭɛk̚/ /iæk̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ yek › /*lAk/ post-horse

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
15141 0 /*laːɡ/

Noun[edit]

  1. relay station (for posting horses)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

Readings[edit]

Kanji in this term
えき
Hyōgaiji
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

(kyūjitai kanji, shinjitai kanji , hiragana えき, romaji eki)

  1. station (train, underground/subway)

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

(yeok) (hangeul )

  1. Hanja form? of 구별, “(railway, subway) station”.

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(dịch)

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