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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
匸-order.gif

Han character[edit]

(radical 23 +0, 2 strokes, cangjie input 一女 (MV) or X一女 (XMV))

  1. box
  2. KangXi radical 23

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 154, character 35
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 2672
  • Dae Jaweon: page 347, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 81, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+5338

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Bamboo and silk script Large seal script Small seal script
匸-oracle.svg 匸-bronze.svg 匸-silk.svg 匸-bigseal.svg 匸-seal.svg

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (32)
Final: (39)
Tone: Rising (X)

Openness: Open
Division: IV
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: xǐ
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/heiX/ /heiX/ /xɛiX/ /hɛjX/ /xeiX/ /xieiX/ /xieiX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
13424 0 /*ɡeːʔ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. (obsolete) to cover; to conceal
  2. (Cantonese) Alternative form of

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. enclosure

Readings[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

This character is not used on its own in Japanese. It is only used as a radical in composing other characters. The Japanese name for this radical is かくしがまえ ‎(kakushigamae).


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(phương)

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