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U+55EF, 嗯
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-55EF

[U+55EE]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+55F0]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 30, +10, 13 strokes, cangjie input 口田大心 (RWKP), four-corner 66030, composition)

References[edit]


Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*qrils
*qiːn, *qin
*qiːn
*qiːn, *qiːns, *qiːd
*qɯːn
*qɯːn
*qin
*qin
*qin
*qin
*qin
*qin
*qin, *qrin
*qin
*qin

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (mouth) + phonetic .

Pronunciation 1[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. Used as an interjection to express doubt or curiosity.

Pronunciation 2[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. Used as an interjection to express surprise.

Pronunciation 3[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. Used as an interjection to express agreement or pledge.