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U+4E96, 亖
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-4E96

[U+4E95]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+4E97]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 7, +2, 4 strokes, cangjie input 一一一一 (MMMM), four-corner 10101, composition二)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 87, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 259
  • Dae Jaweon: page 183, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 1, page 10, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+4E96

Chinese[edit]

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Shang Western Zhou Spring and Autumn Warring States Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Bronze inscriptions Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Bronze inscriptions Bronze inscriptions Chu Slip and silk script Shizhoupian script Transcribed ancient scripts
四-bronze-shang.svg 四-oracle.svg 四-bronze.svg 四-bronze-spring.svg 四-bronze-warring.svg 四-silk-4.svg 四-zhou.svg 四-bigseal-2.svg

Ideogram (指事) - four parallel lines. Quadruplication of . Compare and . Firstly appeared in oracle bone script and commonly used before Qin Dynasty. It became obsolete after the standardization of writing in the Qin dynasty.

Definitions[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“four; la; etc.”).
(This character, , is an ancient form of .)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. (archaic) four
Readings[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Non-standard for