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U+5462, 呢
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5462

[U+5461]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5463]

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
8 strokes

Han character[edit]

(radical 30, +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 口尸心 (RSP), four-corner 67011, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 181, character 25
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3430
  • Dae Jaweon: page 399, character 31
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 609, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+5462

Chinese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Note: literary.

Definitions[edit]

  1. Sentence-final particle indicating a reciprocal question; used to apply the previously asked question to a new subject. What about ...?; And ...?
  2. Sentence-final particle signalling a pause, to emphasize the preceding words.
  3. Sentence-final particle indicating action in progress, English present continuous. to be ...-ing
  4. Sentence-final particle used to make questions more indirect, to give the impression that the speaker is speaking to themselves.
Usage notes[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • nà̤ - “whispering”;
  • nì - “cloth”.
  • Min Nan
  • Wu

  • Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Initial () (12)
    Final () (17)
    Tone (調) Level (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () Chongniu III
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /ɳˠiɪ/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /ɳᵚi/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /niɪ/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /ɳji/
    Li
    Rong
    /nji/
    Wang
    Li
    /ni/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /ni/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    Zhengzhang system (2003)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    No. 9429
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    1
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*nil/

    Definitions[edit]

    1. Used in 呢喃 (nínán).
    2. woollen cloth (for heavy clothing)
      呢絨呢绒 (níróng)

    Compounds[edit]

    Etymology 3[edit]

    simp. and trad.
    variant forms rare
    rare
    (ji1)
    (ji1)
    (ji1)

    Substrate word. Compare:

    Pronunciation[edit]


    Definitions[edit]

    1. (Cantonese) this
    Synonyms[edit]
    Dialectal synonyms of (“this”) [map]
    Variety Location Words
    Classical Chinese
    Formal (Written Standard Chinese)
    Mandarin Beijing
    Taiwan
    Cantonese Guangzhou
    Hong Kong
    Taishan
    Hakka Miaoli (N. Sixian)
    Liudui (S. Sixian)
    Hsinchu (Hailu)
    Dongshi (Dabu)
    Zhuolan (Raoping)
    Yunlin (Zhao'an)
    Min Dong Fuzhou
    Min Nan Xiamen
    Quanzhou
    Zhangzhou
    Taipei
    Chaozhou
    Shantou
    Wu Shanghai old-style obsolete
    Usage notes[edit]

    Etymology 4[edit]

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Definitions[edit]

    1. sound
    2. Alternative form of ().

    Etymology 5[edit]

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Definitions[edit]

    1. Only used in 唵嘛呢叭咪吽 (ōng mānī bēimēi hōng).

    Japanese[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    (uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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    Readings[edit]


    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (ni) (hangeul , McCune–Reischauer ni)

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    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    (ni, nài, nấy, , nỉ, , này)

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