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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 9 +9, 11 strokes, cangjie input 人戈大火 (OIKF), four-corner 22227, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 112, character 7
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 927
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 195, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+507D

Chinese[edit]

trad. /
simp.

Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ŋʷrals): semantic  ‎(man) + phonetic  ‎(OC *ɢʷal, *ɢʷals, to make), originally “artificial”.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (31)
Final () (14)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () Chongniu III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ŋɣiuᴇH/
Pan
Wuyun
/ŋʷɯiɛH/
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋiuɛH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ŋjwiə̆H/
Li
Rong
/ŋjueH/
Wang
Li
/ŋǐweH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ŋwie̯H/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
wuì
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
wěi wěi
Middle
Chinese
‹ ngjweH › ‹ ngjweH ›
Old
Chinese
/*N-ɢʷ(r)aj-s/ /*m-ɢʷ(r)aj-s/
English FALSE falsify; deceive

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. 12867
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ŋʷrals/

Definitions[edit]

  1. false; counterfeit; bogus; fake
    /   ―  wěi  ―  hypocritical; hypocrisy
    /   ―  wěizào  ―  to forge; to counterfeit
    /   ―  wěichāo  ―  counterfeit banknote
    政權 / 政权  ―  wěizhèngquán  ―  puppet government
  2. falsehood; untruthfulness
  3. illegal; illegitimate
  4. pseudo-

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(wi) (hangeul , McCune-Reischauer wi)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(nguỵ)

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