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U+559C, 喜
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-559C

[U+559B]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+559D]

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
12 strokes

Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 土口廿口 (GRTR), four-corner 40601, composition)

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 199, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3957
  • Dae Jaweon: page 420, character 29
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 649, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+559C

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*qʰɯ
*qʰlɯ, *qʰlɯs
*qʰlɯ, *qʰlɯʔ
*qʰlɯ
*qʰlɯ
*qʰlɯ
*qʰlɯ
*qʰlɯ
*qʰlɯʔ
*qʰlɯʔ, *qʰlɯs
*qʰlɯʔ
*kʰljɯs
*kʰljɯs

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  +  (mouth).

Duplicated character: .

Pronunciation 1[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (32)
Final () (19)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/hɨX/
Pan
Wuyun
/hɨX/
Shao
Rongfen
/xieX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/hɨX/
Li
Rong
/xiəX/
Wang
Li
/xĭəX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/xiX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ xiX ›
Old
Chinese
/*qʰ(r)əʔ/
English joy; rejoice

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 # 1/1
No. 13416
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*qʰlɯʔ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. happy; pleased; joyful
  2. to conceive; to be pregnant
  3. joyful thing; happy event
  4. (dated, euphemistic) variola; smallpox
  5. A surname​.

Pronunciation 2[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. to be fond of; to like; to love; to enjoy
  2. to suit
  3. prone to

Pronunciation 3[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. Original form of ().
  2. Alternative form of ().

Pronunciation 4[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. rejoice

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

See also[edit]

  • (non-standard variant for this character)

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana よし, rōmaji Yoshi)

  1. A male given name

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(hui) (hangeul , revised hui, McCune-Reischauer hŭi)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hỉ, hỷ, hẻ, hởi)

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References[edit]

  • Nom Foundation
  • Thiều Chửu : Hán Việt Tự Điển Hà Nội 1942
  • Trần Văn Chánh: Từ Điển Hán Việt NXB Trẻ, Ho Chi Minh Ville, 1999
  • Vũ Văn Kính: Đại Tự Điển Chữ Nôm, NXB Văn Nghệ, Ho Chi Minh Ville, 1999