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See also:
U+59EC, 姬
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-59EC

[U+59EB]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+59ED]

Translingual[edit]

Traditional
Simplified
Japanese
Korean

Alternative forms[edit]

The character commonly used in Japanese is (U+59EB). Note that the Korean form is written with 𦣝 as the right component, which is the historical form found in the Kangxi Dictionary.

Han character[edit]

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

Derived characters[edit]

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]

simp. and trad.
variant forms
Wikipedia has articles on:
姬姓 (Written Standard Chinese?)
(English)

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*kʰljɯːʔ, *kljɯʔ
*ljɯʔ, *lɯ
*klɯ, *lɯ
*lɯ
*lɯ
*lɯ

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (36) (28)
Final () (19) (19)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/jɨ/ /kɨ/
Pan
Wuyun
/jɨ/ /kɨ/
Shao
Rongfen
/ie/ /kie/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/jɨ/ /kɨ/
Li
Rong
/iə/ /kiə/
Wang
Li
/jĭə/ /kĭə/
Bernard
Karlgren
/i/ /ki/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ ki ›
Old
Chinese
/*[k](r)ə/
English (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
Reading # 1/2 2/2
No. 14882 14887
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*klɯ/ /*lɯ/

Definitions[edit]

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

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. Alternative form of .

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana ひめ, rōmaji hime)

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

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(hui) (hangeul , revised hui, McCune–Reischauer hŭi, Yale huy)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

()

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