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U+59F6, 姶
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-59F6

[U+59F5]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+59F7]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 38 +6, 9 strokes, cangjie input 女人一口 (VOMR), four-corner 48461, composition)

  1. beautiful
  2. good-looking

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 261, character 7
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6242
  • Dae Jaweon: page 527, character 11
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1046, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+59F6

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Small seal script
姶-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*kʰuːm
*quːm, *qromʔ, *qɯːm, *qramʔ, *qɯːb
*ɡuːmʔ, *kuːb
*tkuːb
*tkuːb
*tkuːb
*tuːb, *tʰoːb
*tuːb, *toːb
*tuːb
*tuːb, *tʰoːb
*tkuːb, *ɡuːb
*tkʰuːb, *kuːb, *quːb, *quːb
*kuːb
鴿 *kuːb
*kuːb, *ɡuːb
*kuːb, *ɡuːb
*kuːb, *kʰuːb
*kuːb
*kuːb
*kuːb, *kruːb
*kuːb, *kruːb
*kuːb
*ŋɡuːb
*quːb, *quːb
*qʰuːb, *qʰruːb
*ɡuːb
*ɡuːb
*ɡuːb
*tʰuːb
*tʰoːb
*rtuːb
*kruːb, *kob, *ɡob
*kruːb, *ŋkob
*kruːb
*kʰruːb
*kʰruːb
*ɡruːb
*ɡruːb
*ɡruːb
*ɡruːb
*qʰjob, *qʰrub
*tkʰub
*ɡjub
*krub
*qʰrub
*qʰrub
*qʰrub
*qʰrub
*qʰrub
*qʰrub
*qʰrub

Pronunciation 1[edit]


Note: The zero initial /∅-/ is commonly pronounced with a ng-initial /ŋ-/ in some varieties of Cantonese, including Hong Kong Cantonese.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (34)
Final () (160)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʔʌp̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʔəp̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔɒp̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʔəp̚/
Li
Rong
/ʔᴀp̚/
Wang
Li
/ɒp̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʔăp̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
e
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
No. 4967 4976
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
3 3
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*quːb/ /*quːb/

Definitions[edit]

  1. exquisite; fine
  2. clever; bright
  3. silent
  4. used in girl names

References[edit]

Pronunciation 2[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. nimble
  2. cute
  3. lovable

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. beautiful
  2. good-looking

Readings[edit]