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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

 + . Literally a woman who entertains with an ability.

Han character[edit]

(radical 38 +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 女十水 (VJE), four-corner 44447, composition)

  1. prostitute
  2. woman who entertains

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 256, character 17
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6083
  • Dae Jaweon: page 520, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1029, character 17
  • Unihan data for U+5993

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

‎(Jyutping gei6, Yale gei6)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Kanji in this term

Hyōgaiji
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese ‎(female entertainer).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana , romaji gi)

  1. female entertainer

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Compounds[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

‎(Pinyin (ji4), Wade-Giles chi4)

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Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(, đĩ, kỹ)

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