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See also:
U+572D, 圭
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-572D

[U+572C]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+572E]

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
6 strokes

Han character[edit]

(radical 32 +3, 6 strokes, cangjie input 土土 (GG), four-corner 40104, composition土)

  1. jade pointed at top
  2. jade tablet used by officials in ancient China when addressing the emperor in court

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 224, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 4887
  • Dae Jaweon: page 456, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 418, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+572D

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
kreː, *kreː
ɡreː, *ɡreː, *ɡreː
ŋreː, *ŋreːʔ
kreː
ɡreː, *kʷeː, *kʰʷeː
ŋreː, *ŋre
ŋreː, *ŋre
ŋreː
ŋreː
ŋreː
ŋreːs
qreː
qreː, *qʷraː, *kʷeː
qreː, *qʷraː
ɡeː, *kʷeː
qeːns
ɡʷraːʔ
ɡʷraːʔ, *ɡʷreːs, *ɡʷeː
ɡʷraːʔ, *qʰʷe
qʷraː, *qʷreː
qʷraː
kʷreːs
kʷreːs
kʷreːs
詿 kʷreːs, *ɡʷreːs
kʷreːs, *ɡʷreːs, *kʷeːs
kʰʷreː, *ɡʷreːs
ɢʷreː, *qʷreː
kʷeː
kʷeː
kʷeː
kʷeː
kʷeː
kʷeː, *ɡʷeː
kʷeː, *kʰʷeː
kʷeːs
kʷeːs
kʰʷeː
kʰʷeː
kʰʷeː
kʰʷeː
qʰʷeː
ɡʷeː
ɡʷeː, *sqʰʷe, *qʰʷe, *qʰʷi
qʷeː, *kʰʷeːŋʔ
kʰʷeʔ
qʷes
qʰʷreɡ

Pictogram (象形):  +  – stack of (clay, jade) tablets.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (28)
Final () (40)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kwei/
Pan
Wuyun
/kʷei/
Shao
Rongfen
/kuɛi/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kwɛj/
Li
Rong
/kuei/
Wang
Li
/kiwei/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kiwei/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
guī
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
guī
Middle
Chinese
‹ kwej ›
Old
Chinese
/*[k]ʷˤe/
English jade scepter

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. 4569
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kʷeː/

Definitions[edit]

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Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

Readings[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana けい, rōmaji Kei)

  1. A unisex given name

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gyu) (hangeul , revised gyu, McCune-Reischauer kyu, Yale kyu)

  1. jade pointed at top

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(quê, khoai, khuê, que)

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