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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Han character[edit]

(radical 4 丿+7, 8 strokes, cangjie input 竹十中心 (HJLP), four-corner 20111, composition)

  1. obedient
  2. rebel
  3. crafty, shrewd

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 83, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 149
  • Dae Jaweon: page 166, character 26
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 38, character 18
  • Unihan data for U+4E56

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (28)
Final () (34)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kˠuɛi/
Pan
Wuyun
/kʷᵚæi/
Shao
Rongfen
/kuɐi/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kwəɨj/
Li
Rong
/kuɛi/
Wang
Li
/kwɐi/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kwăi/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
guāi
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
guāi
Middle
Chinese
‹ kwɛj ›
Old
Chinese
/*kʷˤrəj/
English oppose; disorder

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
Reading # 1/1
No. 4401
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kʷrɯːl/

Adjective[edit]

  1. well-behaved; obedient
    真係 / 真系 [Cantonese]  ―  Nei5 go3 zai2 zan1 hai6 hou2 gwaai1. [Jyutping]  ―  Your son is very well-behaved.

Antonyms[edit]

  • (naughty): (Cantonese) (jai5)

Interjection[edit]

  1. good boy; good girl

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(goe)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: goe, McCune-Reischauer: koe, Yale: koy)
  • Name (hangeul): 어그러질 (revised: eogeureojil, McCune-Reischauer: ǒgǔrǒjil)
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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

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