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Character U+56DE, 回
Name CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-56DE
Block CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+56DD] [U+56DF]

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
回-order.gif

Etymology[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script
回-bronze.svg 回-bigseal.svg 回-seal.svg

Pictogram (象形): rotation (originally a spiral)

Han character[edit]

(radical 31 +3, 6 strokes, cangjie input 田口 (WR), four-corner 60600, composition)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 216, character 26
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 4690
  • Dae Jaweon: page 422, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 712, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+56DE

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (33)
Final () (42)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɦuʌi/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɦuoi/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɣuɒi/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɦwəj/
Li
Rong
/ɣuᴀi/
Wang
Li
/ɣuɒi/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ɣuɑ̆i/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
huí
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
huí
Middle
Chinese
‹ hwoj ›
Old
Chinese
/*[ɢ]ʷˤəj/
English go around

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. 5443
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɡuːl/

Definitions[edit]

  1. to return, to turn around
  2. a time, occurrence, occasion
  3. (literary) chapter
  4. the Hui ethnic group
  5. the Hui language

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. turn

Readings[edit]

See also[edit]

  • (this is the older spelling of at least some senses or homonyms)

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Counter[edit]

Kanji in this term
まわ(り)
Grade: 2
kun'yomi

‎(hiragana まわり, romaji -mawari)

  1. a turn, times around something

Etymology 2[edit]

Counter[edit]

‎(hiragana かい, romaji -kai)

  1. occurrences
  2. innings in baseball, games, rounds

Noun[edit]

Kanji in this term
かい
Grade: 2
on'yomi

‎(hiragana かい, romaji kai)

  1. time, occasion
  2. turn, round
  3. (baseball, softball) inning

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(hoe) (hangeul , McCune-Reischauer hoe)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hồi, hòi)

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