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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 198 鹿+8, 19 strokes, cangjie input 一一月月心 (MMBBP), four-corner 11211, composition鹿)

  1. beautiful, lovely, pretty, fair; elegant

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1510, character 31
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 47663
  • Dae Jaweon: page 2039, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4732, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+9E97

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping lai6, Yale lai6)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

  • 綺麗 (きれい, kirei, beauty)
  • 口奇麗 (くちぎれい, kuchigirei, speaking elegantly, speaking clearly, speaking innocently)

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana れい, romaji Rei)

  1. A female given name

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(ri>i, ryeo>yeo) (hangeul >이, >여, revised ri>i, ryeo>yeo, McCune-Reischauer ri>i, ryŏ>yŏ, Yale li>i, lye>ye)

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin (li4), Wade-Giles li4)

Adjective[edit]

(traditional, Pinyin , simplified )

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) beautiful

Synonyms[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*lèi)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(lệ, rạy, thạch)

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