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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 38 +7, 10 strokes, cangjie input 女尸中中 (VSLL), four-corner 41417, composition𦣞)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 260, character 23
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6230
  • Dae Jaweon: page 526, character 24
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1049, character 15
  • Unihan data for U+59EC

Chinese[edit]

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simp. and trad.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (姬), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: 以 (36)
Final: 之
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 與之切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/jɨ/ /i/ /iə/ /jɨ/ /jɨ/ /jĭə/ /ie/
Character (姬), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 之
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 居之切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɨ/ /ki/ /kiə/ /kɨ/ /kɨ/ /kĭə/ /kie/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ ki › /*[k](r)ə/ (family name)

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
14882 0 /*klɯ/
14887 0 /*lɯ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. beauty
  2. imperial concubine
  3. A surname​, used by the ruling family of the House of Zhou

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

  1. princess

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana ひめ, romaji hime)

  1. : princess; woman; prostitute; a kind of glue

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(hui) (hangeul , revised hui, McCune-Reischauer hŭi)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

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