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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  +  ‎(mouth)

Han character[edit]

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

  1. like, love, enjoy
  2. joyful thing

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

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Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /ɕi²¹⁴/
Harbin /ɕi²¹³/
Tianjin /ɕi¹³/
Jinan /ɕi⁵⁵/
Qingdao /ɕi⁵⁵/
Zhengzhou /ɕi⁵³/
Xi'an /ɕi⁵³/
Xining /ɕji⁵³/
Yinchuan /ɕi⁵³/
Lanzhou /ɕi⁴⁴²/
Ürümqi /ɕi⁵¹/
Wuhan /ɕi⁴²/
Chengdu /ɕi⁵³/
Guiyang /ɕi⁴²/
Kunming /ɕi⁵³/
Nanjing /ɕi²¹²/
Hefei /sz̩²¹/
Jin Taiyuan /ɕi⁵³/
Pingyao /ɕi⁵³/
Hohhot /ɕi⁵³/
Wu Shanghai /ɕi³⁵/
Suzhou /ɕi⁵¹/
Hangzhou /ɕi⁵³/
Wenzhou /sz̩³⁵/
Hui Shexian /ɕi³⁵/
Tunxi /ɕi³¹/
Xiang Changsha /ɕi⁴¹/
Xiangtan /ɕi⁴²/
Gan Nanchang /ɕi²¹³/
Hakka Meixian /hi³¹/
Taoyuan /hi³¹/
Cantonese Guangzhou /hei³⁵/
Nanning /hi³⁵/
Hong Kong /hei³⁵/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /hi⁵³/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /hi³²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /xi²¹/
Shantou (Min Nan) /hi⁵³/
Haikou (Min Nan) /hi²¹³/
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (32)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/hɨX/ /xiX/ /xiəX/ /hɨX/ /hɨX/ /xĭəX/ /xieX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ xiX › /*qʰ(r)əʔ/ 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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
13416 0 /*qʰlɯʔ/

Compounds[edit]

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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, romaji 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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See also[edit]

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