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See also:
U+533B, 医
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-533B

[U+533A]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+533C]

Translingual[edit]

Japanese
Simplified
Traditional
Stroke order
7 strokes

Han character[edit]

(radical 23, +5, 7 strokes, cangjie input 尸人大 (SOK), composition)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]


Chinese[edit]

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han)
Small seal script
医-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*qiː
*qiː, *qiːs
*qiː
*qiː
*qiː, *qiːs
*qiːs
*qiːs
*qiːs
*qiːs
*qiːs
*ɢʷis
*qɯ
*qɯ
*qiːɡ

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (that which hides; that which stores) +  (arrow).

Etymology 1[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Note: The zero initial /∅-/ is commonly pronounced with a ng-initial /ŋ-/ in some varieties of Cantonese, including Hong Kong Cantonese.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (34)
Final () (39)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʔeiH/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʔeiH/
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔɛiH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʔɛjH/
Li
Rong
/ʔeiH/
Wang
Li
/ieiH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʔieiH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 15050
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*qiːs/

Definitions[edit]

  1. a tool for storing a bow and crossbow

Etymology 2[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“medicinal; medicine; doctor; etc.”).
(This character, , is the simplified form of .)
Notes:

Simplified from (elimination of and ).

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

  1. doctor
  2. medicine, the healing arts

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
on’yomi

From Sinitic.

Noun[edit]

(hiragana , rōmaji i)

  1. medicine (vocation), healing, doctor, cure

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(ye, ui) (hangeul , , revised ye, ui, McCune–Reischauer ye, ŭi)

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