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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]

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”.

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

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

simp. and trad.
alt. 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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