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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 40 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 十月一 (JBM), four-corner 30107, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 284, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 7111
  • Dae Jaweon: page 561, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 920, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+5B9C

Chinese[edit]

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simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (宜), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 疑 (31)
Final: 支
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 魚羈切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋiᴇ/ /ŋie̯/ /ŋie/ /ŋiɛ/ /ŋiə̆/ /ŋǐe/ /ŋjɛ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ ngje › /*ŋ(r)aj/ sacrifice to the deity of the soil (K)
‹ ngje › /*ŋ(r)aj/ proper; should

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
2677 1 /*ŋral/ 說文多省聲,古文從多。甲金文象俎加多,多本象重肉,亦聲

Adjective[edit]

  1. appropriate, suitable, proper

Adverb[edit]

  1. should

Proper noun[edit]

  1. A surname​.

References[edit]

  • “宜”, MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT )[1] (in Mandarin/English), retrieved 2014-03-11

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(ui) (hangeul , revised ui, McCune-Reischauer ŭi)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(nghi, ngơi, nghe)

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