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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 38 +3, 6 strokes, cangjie input 女尸山 (VSU), four-corner 47417, composition)

  1. wife, spouse
  2. imperial concubine

References[edit]


Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (2) (2)
Final () (21) (42)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Closed Closed
Division () III I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/pʰʉi/ /pʰuʌiH/
Pan
Wuyun
/pʰʷɨi/ /pʰuoiH/
Shao
Rongfen
/pʰiuəi/ /pʰuɒiH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/pʰuj/ /pʰwəjH/
Li
Rong
/pʰiuəi/ /pʰuᴀiH/
Wang
Li
/pʰĭwəi/ /pʰuɒiH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/pʰwe̯i/ /pʰuɑ̆iH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
fēi pèi
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
fēi
Middle
Chinese
‹ phjɨj ›
Old
Chinese
/*pʰ[ə][j]/
English consort; match

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 # 1/2 2/2
No. 3061 3062
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*pʰɯːls/ /*pʰɯl/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana きさき, romaji kisaki)

  1. A ruler's wife; queen; empress.
    • 1632: Diego Collado, Dictionarium sive thesauri linguae Iaponicae compendium, p. 112
      Regina , æ . reina . qisàqi .

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana きさい, romaji kisai)

  1. (Same as きさき)

Etymology 2[edit]

御- mi- (honorific prefix) + me "woman"

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana みめ, romaji mime)

  1. A noble's wife.

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(bi, ba) (hangeul , , revised bi, b, McCune-Reischauer pi, p)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(phi)

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