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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 35 +19, 22 strokes, cangjie input 廿金竹水 (TCHE), four-corner 44407, composition)

  1. one-legged monster
  2. walrus

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 245, character 28
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 5746
  • Dae Jaweon: page 487, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 872, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+5914

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Small seal script
夔-oracle.svg 夔-seal.svg

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: (30)
Final: (18)
Tone: Level (Ø)

Openness: Closed
Division: Chongniu III
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: kuí
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/ɡɣiuɪ/ /ɡʷɯi/ /ɡiuɪ/ /gjwi/ /ɡjui/ /ɡwi/ /gwi/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
7515 2 /*ɡrul/

Definitions[edit]

  1. the Kui

Usage notes[edit]

Does not mean "walrus". See the "Word" section of the English Wikipedia page for the Kui.


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(gi) (hangeul , revised gi, McCune-Reischauer ki)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(quỳ)

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