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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (cliff) + phonetic  – a cliff 厂 of dirt (圭 = + ).

Han character[edit]

(radical 27 +6, 8 strokes, cangjie input 一土土 (MGG), composition)

  1. cliff, precipice
  2. waterside, foreshore
  3. corner of the eye

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 161, character 8
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 2930
  • Dae Jaweon: page 367, character 31
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 70, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+5393

Chinese[edit]

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simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 疑 (31)
Final: 佳
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 五佳切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋɣɛ/ /ŋai/ /ŋɛ/ /ŋɯæ/ /ŋaɨj/ /ŋai/ /ŋæi/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ ngɛ › /*ŋˤrar/ river bank; limit

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
4538 0 /*ŋreː/

Definitions[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. precipice
  2. shore
  3. bank
  4. cliff

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

  1. hill, cliff
  2. the edge
  3. boundary