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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +13, 16 strokes, cangjie input 口人一日 (ROMA), four-corner 68066, composition)

  1. swallow, gulp down
  2. greedy
  3. gasp

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 211, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 4407
  • Dae Jaweon: page 433, character 22
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 693, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+5672

Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (29)
Final:
Division: II

Openness: Closed
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kʰɣuaiH/ /kʰwaiH/ /kʰuaiH/ /kʰʷɯaiH/ /kʰwaɨjsH/ /kʰwæiH/ /kʰuaiH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
kuài ‹ khwæjH › /*kʰr[o][p]-s/ comfortable (room)

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
5515 3 /*kʰroːbs/

Definitions[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. swallow
  2. gulp down
  3. greedy

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(kwae) (hangeul , revised kwae, McCune-Reischauer k'wae)

  1. throat
  2. refreshing

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(khoái, gọi, còn, gỏi, gũi, hỏi, khoải)

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