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U+57DE, 埞
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-57DE

[U+57DD]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+57DF]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 32, +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 土十一人 (GJMO), four-corner 43181, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 230, character 16
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 5157
  • Dae Jaweon: page 466, character 26
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 1, page 458, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+57DE

Chinese[edit]

Glyph origin[edit]

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

Etymology 1[edit]

simp. and trad.
alternative forms

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “埞方 - by assimilation in 地方?”)

Pronunciation[edit]

Definitions[edit]

  1. (Cantonese) place; space
    [Cantonese, trad.]
    [Cantonese, simp.]
    Nei5 di1 je5 do1 dou3 mou5 deng6 dan2 gaa3 laa3. [Jyutping]
    You have so much stuff that there is no space to put them.
    使 / 使 [Cantonese]  ―  jau5 cin2 mou5 deng6 sai2 [Jyutping]  ―  to have money but have nowhere to spend it
Synonyms[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“dyke; embankment; base of bottles; etc.”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

Readings[edit]

  • On (unclassified): てい (tei)
  • Kun: つつみ (tsutsumi)