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U+5439, 吹
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5439

[U+5438]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+543A]

Translingual[edit]

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.
variant forms 𠷕

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Shang Western Zhou Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
吹-oracle.svg 吹-bronze.svg 吹-seal.svg 吹-bigseal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*kʰjol, *kʰjols
*kʰjol
*qʰral, *qʰel

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

Pronunciation 1[edit]


Note:
  • chhe/chher/chhoe - vernacular;
  • chhui - literary.
  • Wu

  • Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/2
    Initial () (24)
    Final () (12)
    Tone (調) Level (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Closed
    Division () III
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /t͡ɕʰiuᴇ/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /t͡ɕʰʷiɛ/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /t͡ɕʰjuɛ/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /cʰwiə̆/
    Li
    Rong
    /t͡ɕʰiue/
    Wang
    Li
    /t͡ɕʰǐwe/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /t͡ɕʰwie̯/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    chuī
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/2
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    chuī
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ tsyhwe ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*tʰo[r]/
    English blow (v.)

    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
    No. 1653
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    3
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*kʰjol/

    Definitions[edit]

    1. to blow
    2. to puff
    3. to brag, boast
    4. to play (a wind instrument)
      口琴  ―  chuī kǒuqín  ―  to play the harmonica
    5. (informal) to drink alcoholic beverages directly from a bottle
    6. Misspelling of (cuī, “to urge”).

    Compounds[edit]

    Pronunciation 2[edit]



    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 2/2
    Initial () (24)
    Final () (12)
    Tone (調) Departing (H)
    Openness (開合) Closed
    Division () III
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /t͡ɕʰiuᴇH/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /t͡ɕʰʷiɛH/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /t͡ɕʰjuɛH/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /cʰwiə̆H/
    Li
    Rong
    /t͡ɕʰiueH/
    Wang
    Li
    /t͡ɕʰǐweH/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /t͡ɕʰwie̯H/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    chuì
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 2/2
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    chuì
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ tsyhweH ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*tʰo[r]-s/
    English 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 # 2/2
    No. 1655
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    3
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*kʰjols/

    Definitions[edit]

    1. song
    2. wind

    Japanese[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    (common “Jōyō” kanji)

    1. To blow (such as an instrument)

    Readings[edit]

    Compounds[edit]


    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (chwi) (hangeul )

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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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