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See also: , , and (kǒu)

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
囗-order.gif

Etymology[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script
囗-oracle.svg 囗-bronze.svg 囗-bigseal.svg 囗-seal.svg

Han character[edit]

(radical 31 +0, 3 strokes, cangjie input 月一 (BM) or XX月一 (XXBM), four-corner 60000)

  1. used as a shorthand for some other characters, including and
  2. Kangxi radical #31, ‎(enclosure).

Usage notes[edit]

This character (囗) is used for enclosures; if a square is used within a character, then the character is instead .

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 216, character 14
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 4675
  • Dae Jaweon: page 439, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 710, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+56D7

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (35)
Final () (21)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɦʉi/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɦʷɨi/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɣiuəi/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɦuj/
Li
Rong
/ɣiuəi/
Wang
Li
/ɣĭwəi/
Bernard
Karlgren
/we̯i/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
wéi
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 12808
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɢʷɯl/

Definitions[edit]

  1. enclosure

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(guk, wi) (hangeul , , revised guk, wi, McCune-Reischauer kuk, wi, Yale kwuk, wi)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(vi)

  1. erect, proud
  2. upright
  3. bald

References[edit]