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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script
吹-oracle.svg 吹-bronze.svg 吹-bigseal.svg 吹-seal.svg

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  ‎(mouth) +  ‎(blow)

Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 弓人 (NO), four-corner 67082, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 179, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3373
  • Dae Jaweon: page 397, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 593, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+5439

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (24) (24)
Final () (12) (12)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Closed Closed
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡ɕʰiuᴇ/ /t͡ɕʰiuᴇH/
Pan
Wuyun
/t͡ɕʰʷiɛ/ /t͡ɕʰʷiɛH/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ɕʰjuɛ/ /t͡ɕʰjuɛH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/cʰwiə̆/ /cʰwiə̆H/
Li
Rong
/t͡ɕʰiue/ /t͡ɕʰiueH/
Wang
Li
/t͡ɕʰǐwe/ /t͡ɕʰǐweH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡ɕʰwie̯/ /t͡ɕʰwie̯H/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
chuī chuì
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
chuī chuì
Middle
Chinese
‹ tsyhwe › ‹ tsyhweH ›
Old
Chinese
/*tʰo[r]/ /*tʰo[r]-s/
English blow (v.) musical concert

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 # 1/2 2/2
No. 1653 1655
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
3 3
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kʰjol/ /*kʰjols/

Definitions[edit]

  1. to blow
  2. to puff
  3. to brag, boast

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(chwi) (hangeul , revised chwi, McCune-Reischauer ch'wi)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(xuy, xi, xơi, xoe, xôi, xuê, xuý, xùi, , xỉ, xua, xuề, xuế, xuể, xui, xủi, xuôi)

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