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U+5049, 偉
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5049

[U+5048]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+504A]
See also:

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 9 +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 人木一手 (ODMQ), four-corner 24256, composition)

  1. extraordinary; great; exceptionally excellent

Descendants[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 110, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 837
  • Dae Jaweon: page 234, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 198, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+5049

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character



References:

Mostly from Richard Sears' Chinese Etymology site (authorisation),
which in turn draws data from various collections of ancient forms of Chinese characters, including:

  • Shuowen Jiezi (small seal),
  • Jinwen Bian (bronze inscriptions),
  • Liushutong (large seal) and
  • Xu Jiaguwen Bian (oracle bone script).
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*qral
*qʷɯl
*qʰʷɯl
*qʰʷɯls
*qʷɯl, *ɢʷɯlʔ
*ɢʷɯl
*ɢʷɯl
*ɢʷɯl, *ɢʷɯls
*ɢʷɯl
*ɢʷɯl
*ɢʷɯl
*ɢʷɯl, *ɢʷɯlʔ
潿 *ɢɯl
*ɢʷɯlʔ
*ɢʷɯlʔ
*ɢʷɯlʔ
*ɢʷɯlʔ
*ɢʷɯlʔ
*ɢʷɯlʔ
*ɢʷɯlʔ
*ɢʷɯlʔ
*ɢʷɯlʔ
*ɢʷɯls

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Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (35)
Final () (21)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɦʉiX/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɦʷɨiX/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɣiuəiX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɦujX/
Li
Rong
/ɣiuəiX/
Wang
Li
/ɣĭwəiX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/we̯iX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
wěi
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 12825
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɢʷɯlʔ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. extraordinary, magnificent, great, robust

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. admirable

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(wi) (hangeul , revised wi, McCune-Reischauer wi)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(, vỉ)

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