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U+5182, 冂
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5182

[U+5181]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5183]
U+2F0C, ⼌
KANGXI RADICAL DOWN BOX

[U+2F0B]
Kangxi Radicals
[U+2F0D]

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
冂-order.gif

Han character[edit]

(radical 13, +0, 2 strokes, cangjie input 中尸 (LS) or X中尸 (XLS), four-corner 77220, composition𠃌)

  1. Kangxi radical #13, .

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 128, character 30
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 1506
  • Dae Jaweon: page 289, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 1, page 96, character 13
  • Unihan data for U+5182

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
alternative forms

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Western Zhou Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Bronze inscriptions Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
冂-bronze.svg 冂-seal.svg 冂-bigseal.svg


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 (Liushutong characters) and
  • Yinxu Jiaguwen Bian (oracle bone script).

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (4)
Final () (127)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/mek̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/mek̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/mɛk̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/mɛjk̚/
Li
Rong
/mek̚/
Wang
Li
/miek̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/miek̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex

Definitions[edit]

  1. city outskirts; suburbs

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. 冏構え (kei-gamae): the "upside down box" or "wide" radical
  2. 同構え (dō-gamae): the "same" radical

Readings[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(eumhun (meol gyeong))

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

: Hán Nôm readings: quynh

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References[edit]