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See also:
U+4FA0, 侠
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-4FA0

[U+4F9F]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+4FA1]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 9 +6, 8 strokes, cangjie input 人大廿 (OKT), composition)

  1. chivalrous person
  2. knight-errant

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 102, character 29
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 625
  • Dae Jaweon: page 218, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 147, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+4FA0

Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“chivalrous person; knight-errant; etc.”).
(This character, , is the simplified form of .)
Notes:

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

  1. tomboy
  2. chivalry

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
きょう
Hyōgaiji
on’yomi

/kepu//kefu/ → */kewu//keu//kjoː/

From Middle Chinese (MC ɦep̚).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana きょう, rōmaji kyō, historical hiragana けふ)

  1. chivalrous spirit (Can we verify(+) this sense?)
    Synonyms: 男気 (otokogi), 俠気 (kyōki)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
きゃん
Hyōgaiji
on’yomi

From a later borrowing of Middle Chinese (MC ɦep̚). (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana きゃん, rōmaji kyan)

  1. a chivalrous person
    Synonyms: 侠客 (kyōkaku)
  2. a tomboy
    Synonyms: 御侠 (o-kyan), 転婆 (tenba)
Derived terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , -na inflection, hiragana きゃん, rōmaji kyan)

  1. chivalrous
  2. tomboyish
    Synonyms: 御侠 (o-kyan), 転婆 (tenba)
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN