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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Stroke order
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Stroke order
(alternative)
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shinjitai

simplified

traditional

Etymology[edit]

Pictogram (象形)

龜 龜 龜
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Han character[edit]

(radical 213 +0, 16 strokes, cangjie input 竹月尸尸 (HBSS), 弓X山 (NXU), four-corner 27117)

  1. turtle or tortoise indifferently
  2. cuckold

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1537, character 23
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 48847
  • Dae Jaweon: page 2078, character 18
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4809, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+9F9C

Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (龜), Pronunciation (1/2)

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 脂
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 居追切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kiuɪ/ /kwi/ /kui/ /kʷi/ /kwi/ /kwi/ /kjuɪ/
Character (龜), Pronunciation (2/2)

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 尤
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 居求切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɨu/ /ki̯ə̯u/ /kiu/ /kiu/ /kuw/ /kĭəu/ /kiəu/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
guī ‹ kjuw › /*kʷə {*[k]ʷə}/ tortoise
guī ‹ kwij › /*kʷrə {*[k]ʷrə}/ tortoise
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
4614 0 /*kʷɯ/
4616 1 /*kʷrɯ/

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gu, gyun, gwi) (hangeul , , 귀, revised gu, gyun, gwi, McCune-Reischauer ku, kyun, kwi, Yale kwu, kyun, kwi)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(qui, quân, quy)

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