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U+5B9C, 宜
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5B9C

[U+5B9B]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5B9D]

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]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Shang Western Zhou Warring States Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Chu Slip and silk script Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
宜-oracle.svg 宜-bronze.svg 宜-silk.svg 宜-seal.svg 宜-bigseal.svg





References:

Mostly from Richard Sears' Chinese Etymology site (authorisation),
which in turn draws data from various collections of ancient forms of Chinese characters, including:

  • Shuowen Jiezi (small seal),
  • Jinwen Bian (bronze inscriptions),
  • Liushutong (Liushutong characters) and
  • Yinxu Jiaguwen Bian (oracle bone script).
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*ʔl'aːl
*ʔl'aːlʔ, *ʔl'aːls, *ʔr'aːls, *hr'aːl, *l̥ʰjaːlʔ, *l̥ʰjalʔ, *l̥ʰjɯs
*ʔl'aːls, *ʔl'aːds
*ʔl'aːls, *l̥ʰaːl, *l̥ʰaːn
*daːʔ, *tjaː
*l'aːlʔ, *l'alʔ
*naːlʔ
*naːlʔ, *l̥ʰjalʔ, *lal
*ʔr'aːl, *ʔr'aːls
*ɦljeːl, *lal
*ʔleːl, *ʔlil
*sʰlo, *l'al
*l'al, *l̥ʰjalʔ
*l'al, *lal
*ʔljjal, *l̥ʰjal
*ʔljalʔ, *l̥ʰjalʔ, *ɦljalʔ
*l̥ʰjalʔ
*l̥ʰjalʔ, *ɦljal, *ɦljalʔ
*l̥ʰjalʔ, *lal
*l̥ʰjalʔ
*l̥ʰjalʔ
*l̥ʰjals, *hljals
*ŋral
*ŋrals
*ŋrals
*lal
*lal
*lal
*lal, *lalʔ
*lal
*lal
*ɢljad

Pronunciation[edit]


  • Dialectal data
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /i³⁵/
Harbin /i⁵³/
Tianjin /i⁵³/
Jinan /i⁴²/
Qingdao /i⁴²/
Zhengzhou /i⁴²/
Xi'an /ni²⁴/
Xining /ji²¹³/
Yinchuan /i⁵³/
Lanzhou /i⁵³/
Ürümqi /i²¹³/
Wuhan /i²¹³/
Chengdu /ȵi³¹/
/i³¹/
Guiyang /ni²¹/
/i²¹/
Kunming /ni³¹/
Nanjing /i²⁴/
Hefei /zz̩⁵⁵/
Jin Taiyuan /i¹¹/
Pingyao /i¹³/
Hohhot /i³¹/
/i⁵⁵/
Wu Shanghai /ȵi²³/
Suzhou /ȵi¹³/
Hangzhou /ȵi²¹³/
Wenzhou /ȵi³¹/
Hui Shexian /ni⁴⁴/
Tunxi /ȵi⁴⁴/
Xiang Changsha /ȵi¹³/
Xiangtan /ȵi¹²/
Gan Nanchang /ȵi⁴⁵/ ~春市
/i⁰/ 便~
Hakka Meixian /ŋi¹¹/
Taoyuan /ŋi¹¹/
Cantonese Guangzhou /ji²¹/
Nanning /ni²¹/
Hong Kong /ji²¹/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /gi³⁵/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /ŋie⁵³/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /ŋi²¹/
Shantou (Min Nan) /ŋĩ⁵⁵/
Haikou (Min Nan) /ŋi³¹/
/zi³¹/

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (31)
Final () (13)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () Chongniu III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ŋˠiᴇ/
Pan
Wuyun
/ŋᵚiɛ/
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋiɛ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ŋjiə̆/
Li
Rong
/ŋje/
Wang
Li
/ŋǐe/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ŋie̯/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ ngje › ‹ ngje ›
Old
Chinese
/*ŋ(r)aj/ /*ŋ(r)aj/
English sacrifice to the deity of the soil (K) 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
Reading # 1/1
No. 2677
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ŋral/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. appropriate; suitable; proper
  2. should
  3. A surname​.

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. best regards

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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