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Translingual[edit]

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

Etymology[edit]

Simplified from in simplified Chinese.

Han character[edit]

(radical 213 +0, 7 strokes, cangjie input 弓田山 (NWU))

  1. turtle or tortoise
  2. cuckold

Related characters[edit]

References[edit]


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
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
4614 0 /*kʷɯ/

Compounds[edit]